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Study guide flash cards for Histology
The study of the microscopic structure and function of cells and associated tissue.
What is the nucleus?
the largest organelle in the cell
what is a lysosome?
produced by the golgi complex and digests intercellular and extracellular materials.
Name 3 types of fibers found in connective tissue?
Name the different types of connective tissue?
What is another name for connective tissue proper?
aka the papillary layer
What are the 2 types of cells found in cartilage?
What is the periodontium?
hard and soft dental tissue between tooth and alveolar bone
What is perichondrium?
fibrous connective tissue sheath of cartilage containing blood vessels.
what is the most common cell of connective tissue?
What are the four states of connective tissue?
What are the 3 types of lymphocytes?
What are the 2 layers of the connective tissue proper?
loose connective tissue- papillary
dense connective tissue- reticular
What are the two layers of the basal lamina?
What is the name of immature connective tissue?
What are the three types of specialized connective tissue?
What are the three types of cartilage?
What are the two types of growth in cartilage?
What is the periosteum?
double layer dense connective tissue sheath covering bone.
what are the two types of bone?
What is the endosteum?
lines the inside of bone
What is the formula for calcium hydroxyapitite?
What is bone matrix intially formed as?
What cells produce osteiod?
What are the apposed sheets of compact bone matrix called?
What makes up the Haversian canal made up of?
the group of osteons
What are the Volkmann's Canals referred to as?
What is the development of bone called?
What is another name for immature bone?
What are the formed elements of blood?
Red blood cells
White blood cells
Where are red blood cells formed?
the bone marrow
What is the layer at the bottom of a centrifuged vial?
What's another name for platelets?
What are the 5 types of WBC's?
What are 3 types of muscle?
what are each muscle bundles called?
what are muscle cells comprised of?
These are the smallest part of muscle fibrils composed of actin and myosin?
Nerve tissue is derived from what layer of the embryo?
What is the function of the afferent nerves?
sensory signals from body to brain
An efferent nerve sends signals to and from what part of the body?
motor signals from brain to body
What are the 2 divisions of the nervous system?
What are the 2 divisions of the PNS?
Autonomic Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
What are the 2 divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System?