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Tissues, Tissues

Tissues

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referring to fats or a type of connective tissue that stores fat. adipose
loose connective tissue, any small space, or to an areola, a circular area of marked color. areolar
type of hard connective tissue found at the end of bones, the tip of the nose, larynx, trachea, adn the embryoic skeleton. cartilage
Cell that produces and maintains cartilage. chondrocyte
Flexible white protein that gives strength and resilience to connective tissue, such as bone and cartilage. collagen
Referring to a gland that secretes into the bloodstream. endocrine
One of the four main types of tissues; forms glands, covers surfaces, and lines cavities; adj., epithelial. epithelium
Referring to a gland that secretes through a duct. exocrine
Band or sheet of brous connective tissue. fascia
cells that produce that produce the various fibers in all connective tissue. fibroblast
Study of tissues. histology
The nonliving background material in a tissue; the intercellular materia matrix
Thin sheet of tissue. membrane
Lining membrane that produces mucus; mucous membrane. mucosa
Thick protective uid secreted by mucous mem-branes and glands; adj., mucous. muscus
Fatty material that covers and insulates the axons of some neurons. myelin
Supporting and protective cells of the ner-vous system; glial cells. neuroglia
Conducting cell of the nervous system. neuron
Mature bone cell; maintains bone but does not produce new bone tissue. osteocyte
ertaining to the wall of a space or cavity. parietal
Serous membrane; epithelial membrane that secretes a thin, watery uid. serosa
Cell that has the potential to develop into different types of cells. stem cell
visceral
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