What forms glands, covers body, and lines body cavities?
What tissue is named by cell shape and layer arrangement
What lines the bloods vessels and alveoli of the lungs?
Simple squamous epithelium
What lines the kidney tubules
Simple cuboidal epithelium
What lines the urinary bladder?
What is found in the small intestine and stomach?
Simple columnar epithelium
What cells are flat and thin?
What do tall slender columar cells that line the intestine do?
1. secrete mucous
2. absorb nutrients
3. protect the intestinal tract
What does stratified epithelium do?
They are designed to protect as in our outer skin
What is the most rigid of all connective tissue?
What is an example of loose connective tissue?
What is the only connective tissue that is not vascularized?
Tendons are cords of connective tissue that connect
muscle to bone
1. support and flexibility
2. Lacks a blood supply
3. composed of chondrocytes
Why does bone heal faster than cartilage?
Because is has a good blood supply
Line some joints
What is the largest membrane of the body?
The cutaneous membrane (skin)
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