Complete the description of epithelial tissue w/ fill in the blanks.
Epithelial tissues consist of ____ cells with ____ intercellular matrix. They have ____ surface, have no ___ supply, and ___ quickly. These tissues ___ the body, ___ body cavities, and ___ the organs within the body cavities. The cells may be ___, ___, or ___ in shape.
Epithelial tissues consist of closely packed cells with very little intercellular matrix. They have one free surface, have no blood (vascular) supply, and reproduce quickly. These tissues cover the body, line body cavities, and cover the organs within the body cavities. The cells may be flat (squamous), cuboidal, or columnar in shape.