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Skeletal Muscle Function: Voluntary Movement Location: Skeletal muscles attached to bones
Transitional Epithelium Function: Permits distention of urinary organ by contained urine Location: Urinary Bladder
Stratified Columnar Epithelium Function: Protection Location: Male uretha
Stratified Squamous Epithelium Function: Protects areas subject to abrasion Location: Moist linings of esophagus and mouth
Cartilage: Fibrocartilage Function: Tensile strength with the ability to absorb compressive shock Location: discs of knee joints
Bone (osseous) Function: Supports and protects Location: Bones
Cartilage: Elastic Function: Maintains the shape of a structure while allowing great flexibility Location: External Ear
Loose Conective Tissue: Adipose Function:Insulates against heat loss Location: Around kidneys
Dense Connective Tissue: Elastic Function: Allows recoil of tissue following stretching Location: Walls of large arteries
Cardiac Muscle Function: As it contracts, it propels blood into the circulation Location: The walls of the heart
Nervous Tissue Function: Transmit electrical signals from sensory receptors to effectors which control their activity Location: Spinal Cord; Nerves
Stratified Cuboidal Epithelium Function: Protection Location: Mammary Glands
Single Columnar Epithelium Function: Secretion of mucus enzymes and other substances Location: Most of the digestive tract
Blood Function: Transport resp. gases, nutrients, wastes, and other substances Location: Contained within blood vessels
Loose Connective Tissue: Areolar Function: Wraps and cushions organs Location: Surrounds capillaries
Dense Connective Tissue: Dense Regular Function: Attaches muscles to bones or muscle to muscles Location: Tendons
Dense Connective Tissue: Dense Irregular Function: Provides structural strength Location: Dermis of Skin
Cartilage: Hyaline Function:Supports and Reinforces Location: Cartilage of Nose, Trachea, and Larynx
Embryonic Connective Tissue: Mesenchyme Function: Gives rise to all other connective tissue types Location: Primarily in embryo
Loose Connective Tissue: Reticular Function: Supports other cell types Location: Lymphoid organs
Smooth Muscle Function: Propels substances or objects along internal passageways Location: Walls of hallow organs
Pseudostratified Columnar Epithelium Function: Secretion of mucus Location: Most of upper respiratory tract
Simple Cuboidal Epithelium Function: Secretion and Absorption Location: Ovary Surface
Created by: nikk21nicole