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Provide a slick, friction-reducing lining in lymphatic and cardiovascular systemsPresent in the kidney glomeruli, lining of heart, blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and serosae Simple Squamous Epithelia
Function in secretion and absorptionPresent in kidney tubules, ducts and secretory portions of small glands, and ovary surface Epithelia: Simple Cuboidal
Function in absorption and secretionNonciliated type line digestive tract and gallbladder Ciliated type line small bronchi, uterine tubes, and some regions of the uterus Epithelia: Simple Columnar
Function in secretion and propulsion of mucusPresent in the male sperm-carrying ducts (nonciliated) and trachea (ciliated) Epithelia: Pseudostratified Columnar
Stretches to permit the distension of the urinary bladder. Lines the urinary bladder, ureters, and part of the urethra Epithelia: Transitional
Ductless glands that produce hormonesSecretions include amino acids, proteins, glycoproteins, and steroids Endocrine Glands
Secrete their products onto body surfaces (skin) or into body cavities. Examples include mucous, sweat, oil, and salivary glands EXOCRINE GLANDS
products are secreted by exocytosis (e.g., pancreas, sweat, and salivary glands) Merocrine
products are secreted by the rupture of gland cells (e.g., sebaceous glands) Holocrine
have: Mesenchyme as their common tissue of origin Connective tissues
Mesenchyme – embryonic connective tissueGives rise to all other connective tissuesFound in the embryo Connective Tissue: Embryonic
Forms a soft internal skeleton, or stroma, that supports other cell types. Found in lymph nodes, bone marrow, and the spleen Reticular connective tissue
Attaches muscles to bone or to other muscles, and bone to bone. Found in tendons, ligaments, and aponeuroses Connective Tissue Proper: Dense Regular
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