__ are composed of similarly specialized cells that have a common structure or perform a common function in the body.
The four primary tissue types found in the human body are:
connective, muscle, nervous, epethelial
Transitional epithelium functions in
Glands that secrete products into ducts are __; and those that secrete into body fluids and blood are called __/
Glands are classified by the ways the glands secrete their products. Which of the following is paired correctly?
a. Halocrine glands release fluid products by exocytosis.
b. Merocrine glands lose portions of their cell bodied during secretion
c. Apocrine glands release entire cells
d. Merocrine glands release fluid products by exocytosis
Merocrine glands release fluid products by exocytosis
The __ is the most ommon cell type in connective tissue, and is a fixed star shaped cell that secretes fibers and is large in size.
__ are made of the protein elastin, are stretchy and add flexibility to certain types of connective tissue.
__ is a loose connective tissue designed to store fat.
Tendons and ligaments are made up of __
dense connective tissue
Tendons connect __ to __; and ligaments connect __ to __.
muscle to bone
bone to bone
Cartilage cells called __ lie within lacunae in the gellike matrix.
__ is the most rigid connective tissue with deposits of mineral salts and collagen within the matrix.
Blood is composed of cells suspended in a liquid mtrix called __.
Which of the following is matched correctly?
a. red blood cell- blood clotting
b. white blood cell- carries oxygen
c. platelets- fight infection
d. none of the above
none of the above
Nerve cells, called __, conduct nervous impulses; while helper cells, or __, support and nourish the neurons.
forms framework of outer ear
functions as a heat insulator beneath the skin
contains large amounts of fluid and lacks fibers
forms flexible part of nose and found at the ends of bones
pads between vertebrae (intervertebral disks) that acts as a shock absorber
found in respiratory tubules
coordinates, regulates, and integrates body functions
contains intercalated disks
muscle that lacks striations
striated and involuntary
striated and voluntary
muscle attached to bones
moves food through digestive tract
found only in the heart
fucntions in the exchange of gases in the lungs and lines blood and lymph vessels as well as body cavities
simple squamous epithelium
this type of epithelium lines the stomach and intestines where it secretes digestive fluid and absorbs nutrients
simple columnar epithelium
In __ cilia may be present, along with mucus secreting goblet cells that line and sweep debris from rspiratory tubules
pseudostratified columnar epithelium
__ make up the outer layer of skin and lines the mouth, throuat, vagina, and anal canal.