Tissues

  1. simpsq
    • Simple squamous epithelium
    • Function: Diffusion & filtration
    • Location: Air sacs of lungs, walls of capillaries
  2. Simple cuboidal epithelium
    • Function: Absorption & secretion
    • Location: Kidney tubules
  3. Simple columnar epithelium
    • Function: Absorption & secretion
    • Location: Lining of stomach & intestines
  4. Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium
    • Function: Move mucus
    • Location: Lining of trachea
  5. Stratified squamous epithelium
    • Function: Protection
    • Location: Skin, esophagus, vagina
  6. Loose (Areolar) connective tissue
    • Function: "Glue" of the body - holds things together
    • Location: Deep to nearly all epithelia
  7. Dense regular (collagenous) connective tissue
    • Function: Binds bone to muscle or bone to bone
    • Location: Tendons & ligaments
  8. Adipose tissue
    • Function: Energy reserve, padding, insulation
    • Location: Subcutaneous layer, around kidneys, heart, and eyeball
  9. Hyaline cartilage
    • Function: Flexible support, reduce friction
    • Location: Ends of bones at joints, nose
  10. Bone tissue
    • Function: Protect, support, calcium storage, provide levers for muscle action
    • Location: Skeleton
  11. Blood
    • Function: Internal transport, protection against disease
    • Location: Blood vessels
  12. Skeletal muscle
    • Function: Move skeleton
    • Location: Skeletal muscles
  13. Smooth muscle
    • Function: Move food; constrict or dilate tubes
    • Location: Walls of hollow organs
  14. Cardiac muscle
    • Function: Move blood
    • Location: Heart
  15. Nervous tissue
    • Function: Coordinate & regulate body processes
    • Location: Brain, spinal cord, nerves
Author
Snapp
ID
334392
Card Set
Tissues
Description
Tissue slides
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