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A&P CH5 word parts

A&P CH5 Tissues

adip- (fat) adipose tissue: tissue that stores fat
chondro- (cartilage) chondrocyte: cartilage cell
-cyt (cell) osteocyte: bone cell
epi- (upon) epithelial tissue: tissue that covers all free body surfaces
-glia (glue) neuroglia: cells that bind nervous tissue together
inter- (between) intercalated disc: band between cardiac muscle cells
marco- (large) macrophage: large phagocytic cell
-oss (bone) osseous tissue: bone tissue
pseudo- (false) pseudostratified epithelium: tissue whose cells appear to be in layers, but are not
squam- (scale) squamous epithelium: tissue whose cells appear flattened or scale-like
strat- (layer) stratified epithelium: tissue whose cells occur in layers


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