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1

describe epithelial tissues

covers the whole surface of the inner and outer body made up of closely packed cells arranged in layers to form the covering and lining of all the internal and external body surfaces

2

what is the function of epithelial tissues

protective and secretory function

3

what is the basement membrane made of

collagen and protein

4

what do squamous cells make up

the alveoli in the lungs

5

where are the cubodial epithelium found

lines kidney tubules, liver and ureter

6

where is the columnar epithelium found

respiratory tract, bronchi, bronchioles and fallopian tuves

7

what does statified mean

in layers groups

8

what are the three types of muscles tissue

skeletal, smooth and cardiac

9

describe skeletal muscle tissue

causes movement and is a VOLUNTARY muscles
striated (more powerful)

10

describe smooth tissue

individual spindle shapes cells that contract rhythmically less powerful as they are unstriated so you can't control it

11

describe cardiac muscles

only found in the heart structure and properties are between smooth and skeletal muscle
cardiac muscle does not tire and it is straited

12

what does connective tissues do

connects supports and seperates

13

how is connective tissues made up

collagen and elastic fibres in an extracellular matrix

14

what is a liquid matrix (give an example)

a matrix in liquid
blood

15

give examples of solid connective tissues

cartilage and ligaments