Flashcards in Histology Deck (91)
where are the stratified squamous found?
skin, mouth, throat, vagina, anal canal
what does the stratified squamous do?
prevents water and substances from escaping, blocks chemicals and microorganisms
where are stratified cuboidal found?
mammary gland, sweat gland, pancreas, salivary glands
what does the stratified cuboidal do?
provides more protection
where are the stratified columnar found?
vas deferens, male urethra, parts of the pharynx
what does the stratified columnar do?
protects underlying tissue
where are the pseudostratified columnar found?
what does the pseudostratified columnar do?
line and sweep debris
where are transitional epithelium found?
urinary bladder, ureter, superior urethra
what does the transitional epithelium do?
desensibility and keeps urine from diffusing, expandable lining
where are the glandular epithelium found?
digestive system, respiratory system, skin, salivary, pancreatic, sweat, mammary glands
what does the glandular epithelium do?
secrete products into ducts, secrete in body fluids and blood
secretes products into ducts
secrete in body fluids and bloode
Considered to be organs because they are composed of more than one type of tissue
What are epithelial membranes made of?
Epithelium and connective tissue
What are the four main types of epithelial membranes?
Serous, mucus, synovial, integumentary
Most common connective tissue
cordlike or bandlike mass of white fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone
cell that secretes mucus
concentric rings of bone cells
skin gland that secretes sebum
discs that provide special connection in cardiac muscle
protein in white fibers of connective tissues and in bone matrix
What are the characteristics of skeletal muscle?
What are the characteristics of smooth muscle?
What are the characteristics of cardiac muscle?
Where are nervous tissues located?
Brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves
Bone forming cells