BIOL 223 Final-Deck 2
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List the four types of tissue.
- nervous tissue
The orientation of epithelia is known as it's:
All epithelial tissue rests on a:
The surface of epithelium that faces the environment is the _______ surface.
The surface of epithelium that faces the basement membrane is the:
The surfaces of epithelial cells that face other cells is the _______ surface.
What is the function of goblet cells?
to produce mucens
What is the function of cilia on epithelial cells?
move things across the surface of the cell
What is the benefit of microvilli on the epithelial cell surface?
increase membrane area for increased diffusion and transport
How are secretions from a merocrine gland released?
A gland who secretes by means of pinching off the top part of the cell is most likely a(n):
Which type of gland secretes products by means of rupturing the entire cell?
List the two primary functions of simple squamos epithelium.
- reduce friction
- regulate permeability
List the three primary functions of simple cuboidal and simple columnar epithelium.
List the two primary functions of pseudostratified columnar epithelium.
What does transitional epithelium allow for that other epithelia does not?
What is the function of mesenchyme?
to differentiate into all other types of connective tissue
What is the primary function of mucus connective tissue?
support embryonic life
What is the function of mast cells?
to produce and release histamine and heparin
What is another word for stem cells?
What type of cell builds up connective tissue?
A fibrocyte is a:
mature connective tissue cell
A type of white blood cell that is involved in the immune response is a:
Lis the two primary functions for dense regular collagenous CT.
- provide firm attachment
What is the primary function of dense irregular collagenous CT?
strength - resist forces from all directions
What are the two primary functions of dense regular elastic CT?
- expand and return to shape
What are the two primary benefits of dense irregular elastic CT?
- able to expand in multiple directions
- returns to original shape after distention
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