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Chapters 4,5,6

Test Two

Tissue a group of cells and cell products that perform specific functions
What are the four types of tissues? Epithelial, Connective, Muscular, Nervous
Explain Epithelial Tissue Consists almost entirely of cells Covers body surfaces Locations Heart and blood vessels
Epithelial Tissue Cell connections Form permeable layer, Binds cells together, Types Desmosomes, Tight Junctions
Desmosomes Found in areas that are subjected to stress Striated squamous epithelium of the skin
Tight Junctions join the cell tightly to the neighboring cells, form permeability Simple epithelium, stomach and urinary bladder
Gap Junctions Allows ions and small molecules to pass through Coordinates function of cardiac and smooth muscle
Simple Squamous Single layer Rapid transportation Mesothelium and endothelium
Simple Cuboidal single layer square or round cells absorption and secretion Liver and glands
Simple Columnar single layer tall narrow cells absorption and secretion stomach and intestines
Psuedostratified columnar single layer secretes propels mucus resritory tract and portions of male urethra
Created by: Bigmac2010



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