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A) What kind of tissue is this?

B) Where can this tissue be found?
A) Simple Squamous Epithelium

B) Blood Vessels, Nephrons of the kidneys
A) What kind of tissue is this?

B) Where can this tissue be found?

C) What do they secrete?

A) Simple Cuboidal Eithelium

B) In regions where secretion or absorption takes place,l such as the kidney.

C) enzymes
The hollow space where blood flows or nutriets are passes through is called? The Lumen
A) What kind of tissue is this?

B) Where can this tissue be found?
A) Simple Columnar Epithelium

B) Lining of Stomach, intestine, urinary tubes, etc..
What is the function of a goblet cell? To create and secrete mucus
A) What kind of tissue is this?

B) Where can this tissue be found?

C) What is its function?
A) pseudostratified columnar epithelium

B) trachea, bronchi

C) The cilia filter irritants out of the throat
What does t.s. stand for?
transverse section
A) What kind of tissue is this?

B) Where can this tissue be found?
A) Stratified Squamous Epithelium


B) Dermis of the skin
What are Dermal Papillae?


What do they do?
small ridge like extentions of the dermis


They increase the surface area between the dermis and epidermis which increases transfer of nutrients and waste products
What is Keratin and what is its function? extremely strong protein which is a major component in skin, hair, nails, hooves, horns, and teeth, provides a protective barrier
A) What kind of tissue is this?

B) Where can this tissue be found?
A) Transitional epithelium

B) Can be found in the bladder. flattens or expands
What layer of skin is this? Stratum Corneum
What layer of skin is this? Stratum Granulosum
What layer of skin is this? Stratum Lucidum
What layer of skin is this? Stratum Spinosum
What layer of skin is this? stratum basale
What kind of tissue is this? Areolar Connective Tissue
What are the big black dots in Aerolar Connective Tissue?
Mast cells
What are the stringy things in Aerolar Connective Tissue? Collagen fibers
What kind of tissue is this? dense regular connective tissue
What kind of connective tissue? Hyaline Cartilage
Where is hyaline cartilage found? The articular ends of bones
Why is there an abundance of chondrocytes in hyaline cartilage because they produce cartilage
What kind of connective tissue is this? fibrocartilage
What kind of tissue is this? Skeletal Muscle
what kind of tissue is this? Cardiac muscle