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Histology Vocab

Human Anatomy and Phiosology

collagen fibers protein in white fibers of connective tissue and in bone matrix
columnar elongated cells
reticular connective tissue thin, collagenous fibers in a 3d network
keratin found in epidermis hair and nails
adipose tissue fat
elastic fibers yellow, stretchy fibers found in connective tissue
skeletal muscle attaches to bone and is controlled by conscious effort
smooth muscle involuntary movements of internal organs
neuron highly specialized nerve cells
transitional epithelium many layers of cube-shaped and elongated cells
simple single layer
loose fibrous connective tissue binds organs and holds tissue fluids
reticular fibers structure within a network of like structures in connective tissues
cartilage rigid connective tissue that provides support, framework, and attachments
squamous flattened cells
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