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Lab Quiz 2

TermDefinition
Simple Columnar Epithelium Forms lining of stomach and intestines. Also elongated cells with elongated nuclei located near basement membrane.
Simple Cuboidal Epithelium Lines kidney tubules and ducts of salivary glands
Simple squamous Epithelium Single layer of flattened cells and forms walls of capillaries and air sacs of lungs.
Pseudo-stratified columnar Epithelium Commonly possesses cilia that move dust and mucus out of the respiratory airways. Nuclei located at different levels within a single row of aligned cells. Appear layered (stratified) but are a single layer of cells. (Simple)
Stratified Squamous Epithelium Deeper cells cuboidal, or columnar; older cells flattened nearest the free surface. Forms lining of oral cavity, esophagus, anal canal, and vagina.
Transitional Epithelium Consists of several layers of cells, allowing an expandable lining and forms inner lining of urinary bladder.
Adipose Tissue Functions as heat insulator beneath skin
Areolar Tissue Contains larger amounts of fluid and transports nutrients, wastes, and gases.
Blood Cells in solid matrix arranged around central canal
Bone (compact) Main tissue of tendons and ligaments
Dense connective Tissue (regular) Forms framework of outer ear
Elastic cartilage Occurs in some ligament attachments between vertebrae and larger artery walls
Elastic connective Tissue Pads between vertebrae that are shock absorbers
Fibrocartilage Forms the ends of many long bones
Hyaline Cartilage Binds skin to underlying organs
Reticular connective Tissue Forms supporting Tissue in walls of liver and spleen
Cardiac muscle Striated and involuntary. Muscle that composes heart. Contains intercalated discs.
Nervous Tissue Coordinates, regulates, and integrates body functions. Contains neurons and neuroglia. Conducts impulses along cellular processes.
Skeletal muscle Muscle attached to bones. Strained and voluntary.
Smooth muscle Moves food through the digestive tract. Muscle that lacks striations.
Apocrine sweat gland Become active at puberty in a axillary and groin regions
Arrector pili muscle Causes hair to stand on end and goose bumps to appear
Dermis Inner layer of skin
Epidermis Responds to elevated body temperature
Hair follicle General name of entire superficial layer of the skin
Keratin Tubelike part that contains the root of the hair
Melanin Tough protein of nails and hair
Merocrine sweat gland Epidermal pigment
Sebaceous gland Gland that secretes an oily mixture
Sebum Oily secretion that helps to waterproof body surface
Stratum Basale Cell division and deepest layer of epidermis
Stratum corneum Outermost layer of epidermis
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