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Histology

Epithelium

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name the four basic tissue types epithelium, connective tissue, muscle, nervous tissue
body coverings and linings are known as... epithelium
this type of tissue can generate an action potential nervous tissue and muscle
the epithelium is separated from underlying tissues by this structure basement membrane
name four characteristics of epithelium polarity, cellularity, basement membrane, avascular
name some extracellular components ground substance (glycosamines, proteoglycans, glycoproteins), fibers, extracellular fluid
name two types of fibers elastic and collagen
name tye five types of collagen type 1,2,3,4 and 7
this type of epithelium is good for diffusion squamous cells
this type of epithelium is found only in the urinary system transitional epithelium
this type of epithelium is good for secretion and absorption stratified cuboidal
this type of surface modification is motile, and transports substances along the epithelium surface cilia
this type of surface modification is very hard to see and appears as "fingers" on the apical surface and is non motile microvilli
this type of surface modification are long microvilli that are non motile and are found in the epididymis, ductus deferans, inner ear stereocilia
this is an epithelial modification which is a unicellular gland that produces mucus goblet cell
this is a special type of epithelium that is simple squamous and found in the linings inside of blood vessels and the heart endothelium
this is a special type of epithelium tat is simple squamous and found in the linings of body cavities mesothelium
these are secretory cells that arise as ingrowths of the epithelium glandular epithelium
a tumor derived from epithelial tissue carcinoma
increase in cell number hyperplasia
reversible change from one tissue type metaplasia
irreversible change from one tissue type dysplasia
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