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Anatomy Tissues

What is the purpose of epithelium tissues? Line, cover and form glands
What are the specific functions of epithlium? protection, absorption, secretion, filtration
How many layers does simple epithelium have? one
What are the four types of tissues? Connective, epithelium, muscle, nervous
What is the most abundant type of tissue in the body? Connective tissue
What are the four types of stratified epithelium? Stratified squamous, stratified cuboidal, stratified columnar, transitional
What is adipose tissue? fat cells, stores oil and fat
Where is the cardiac muscle found? only in the heart
Is the heart voluntarily controlled or involuntarily controlled? involuntarily controlled
What are the two major types glandular epithelium? endocrine and exocrine
What does the cartilage do? protects, cushions, and supports
What are the four main types of loose connective tissues? areolar tissue, adipose tissue (aka fat), reticular tissue, and blood (aka vascular tissue)
What are the functions of nervous tissue? Irritability and conductivity
What is nervous tissue made of? Neurons (nerve cells)
Where in the body is nervous tissue located? the brain, spinal cord, and nerves throughout the body
What is the structure of a nerve? Central body with short dendrites and long axons
What tissue has a liquid matrix? blood (plasma)
What does the prefix "pseudo" mean? False
What are the four primary tissues? Epithelium, connective,muscle, and nervous
What is the primary job for stratified epithelium? PROTECTION
Created by: kalpanatomy



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