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Functions of Squamous cells

absorption and diffusion

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Example of squamous cell

air sacs

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Function of cuboidal and columnar cells

absorbs nutrients and produces secretion

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Stratified

One layer of cells

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Whats attached to the basement membrane

Basal laminar

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Whats attaches to glands and contracts

Myoepithelial cells

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Stomach lining mad up of

simple columnar cells

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One layer with different shapes and sizes (looks multilayered)

pseudo-stratified

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Mucus gland rich in

Proteoglycans

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Proteoglycans absorb water and from

Mucus

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Is epithelium vascular?

No is avascular (no blood supply)

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Is muscle cells vasculated?

Yes

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What do intercalated discs do in Cardiac muscle

pass electrical signal

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Where is muscle tissue located

Skeletal, smooth, and cardiac

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What is present in muscle fibres

Myosin and actin

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What aids muscle tissue high demand

Swamped with mitochondria

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Where is nervous tissue found

Grey matter in the CNS

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What is cilla composed of (and arrangement)

tubulin (9 + 2 arrangment)

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Example of what microvilli absorbs

Products of digestion

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Example of role of cillia

Move fluid lining in the lung

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Function of Glands

Secreting and absorbing epithelial cells

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Multicellular gland

Liver

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What does serous gland secrete (example)

watery secretion rich in propers e.g. digestive enzymes

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Different epithelial cell arrangement called

transitional

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pseudo-stratified columnar epithelium located

Trachea

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Why are gap junctions important in the heart

allow cells to contract together

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Functions of tight junctions

Seals intracellular spaces and waterproof

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Whats allows adhering and maintain integrity of epithelia cells

Desmosomes Junctions

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Whats stronger desmosome junctions or tight junctions

desmosomes

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What does every cell make contact with

basal laminar

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