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Histology Test

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nervous tissue characteristics   cells of this type of tissue readily communicate with each other and with other body parts  
muscle tissue characteristics   tissue attached the bones and found in the walls of how internal organs  
epithelial tissue characteristics   type of tissue generally lack blood vessels  
connective tissue characteristics   Type of tissue that binds, supports, protects, fills spaces, stores fat, and produces blood cells.  
functions of tissue types and location of tissue types in the human body   page 95  
types of exocrine glands   Holocrine, Apocrine, Merocrine, Endocrine  
Endocrine vs exocrine   exo-secretes product out of ducts endo-into ducts  
goblet cells   simple columnar epithelium--secretes mucus into tissue fluid/blood  
basement membrane   a layer of extracellular matrix that anchors epithelial tissue to underlying connective tissue  
ligaments vs tendons   ligaments connect bones to bones tendons connect muscles to bones  
leukocytes   responsible for phagocytes within blood tissue  
erythrocytes   carry out oxygen to body  
intercalated discs   where the cardiac muscle cell touches another cell  
striated   long, threadlike cells have alternating light/dark crossing marks  
chondrocytes   produce cartilage--cartilage like that occupy small chambers and lie within completely cellular matrix  
osteocytes   located in lacunae; form mature concentric circles  
osteoclasts   cells that erode bones  
repairing bone vs repairing cartilage   bone-easier b/c of blood supply  
fibroblasts   most common; large, star shaped; produce fibers by secreting proteins into extracellular matrix of connective tissue -cells with large vacuoles for proteins--found in adipose tissue  


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