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Tissues, glands, and membranes

A group of cells similar in structure and function tissue
Term that describes flat, irregular epithelial cells Squamous
A term that means in layers Stratified
Term that describes long and narrow epithelial cells columnar
Term that describes square epithelial cell cuboidal
Cells arranged in a single layer simple
The thigh is an example of Voluntary muscle
Tissue that forms when cartilage gradually becomes impregnated with calcium salts Bone
The thick, muscular layer of the heart wall Myocardium
A type of tissue found in membrane and glands epithelial tissue
Visceral muscle is also known as Smooth muscle
A cell that carries nerve impulses is called a(n) Neuron
A tissue in which cells are separated by large amounts of acellular material called matrix Connective tissue
A cord of connective tissue connects a muscle to a bone Tendon
A tough membranous connective tissue that encloses an organ capsule
The cartilage found between the bones of the spine fibrocartilage
A fiber found in most connective tissues Collagen
A cell that synthesizes cartilage Chondrocyte
A strong, gristly cartilage that makes up the trachea Hyaline Cartilage
An epithelial membrane that lines a body cavity or covers an internal organ Serous membrane
The epithelial membrane also known as the skin Cutaneous membrane
A membrane that lines a space open to the outside of the body Mucous membrane
The portion of a serous membrane attached to an organ Visceral layer
The portion of a serous membrane attached to the body wall Parietal layer
The epithelial portion of serous membrane Mesothelium
The serous membrane covering the heart Pericardium
The sheet of tissue that underlies the skin Superficial Fascia
The connective tissue membrane that lines joint cavities Synovial membrane
A tough membrane composed entirely of connective tissue that serves to anchor and support an organ or to cover a muscle Deep Fascia
A layer of fibrous connective tissue around a bone Periosteum
The membrane that covers that covers cartilage Perichondrium
A general term describing a membrane composed of epithelial and connective tissue Epithelial membrane
A general term describing a membrane composed exclusively of connective tissue Connective tissue
Term for a tumor that does not spread Benign
Term for a tumor that spreads to other tissues Malignant
The general term for a tumor composed of blood or lymphatic vessels Angioma
A benign connective tissue tumor that originates in a bone Osteoma
A benign epithelial tumor that originates in a gland Adenoma
A malignant tumor originating in connective tissue Sarcoma
A tumor that originates in cartilage Chondroma
A small skin tumor that may become malignant Nevus
Mammography in an example of this technique Radiology
The use of magnetic fields and radio waves to diagnose soft tissue cancers MRI ( Magnetic resonance imaging)
Technique using high-frequency sound waves Ultrasound
The removal of living tissue for microscopes examination Biopsy
Technique that diagnoses tumors based on their abnormally high activity levels PET (Positron emission tomography)
Use of many x-rays to produce a cross-sectional image of body parts CT (Computed tomography)
Chondr/o- Cartilage
-itis inflammation
arthr/o- joint
-oma Tumor, swelling
osse/o- bone
-blast break
peri- around
my/o muscle
pseud/o false
hist/o- tissue
neo- new
angi/o- vessel
pleur/o- side, rib
leuk/o white, colorless
neur/o nerve, nervous system
A tumor that arises from a nerve Neuroma
A nervous system tumor originating in the brain or spinal cord Glioma
Tumor of the lymphatic tissue Lymphoma
Cancer of the white blood cells Leukemia
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