Epithelium is connected to underlying connective tissue by
a basal lamina.
A layer of glycoproteins that prevents leakage of materials from connective tissues into epithelia is the
Examination of a tissue sample reveals groups of cells united by junctional complexes and interlocking membranes. The cells have one free surface and lack blood vessels. The tissue is most likely ________ tissue.
You would find pseudostratified columnar epithelium lining the
Cells that are flat and thin are classified as
Glands that secrete hormones into the interstitial fluid are
Secretions through a duct might provide ________, whereas ductless secretions act as ________.
The pancreas produces ________ secretions.
exocrine and endocrine
Blood is which type of tissue?
Each of the following is an example of dense connective tissue, except
What type of cell makes up almost half the volume of blood?
White fat is found in ________, while brown fat is found in ________.
Antibodies are produced by
The most common type of cartilage is ________ cartilage.
Chondroitin sulfate is abundant in the matrix of
Cartilage is separated from surrounding tissues by a fibrous
Unlike cartilage, bone is ____
The reduction of friction between the parietal and visceral surfaces of an internal cavity is the function of
The serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity is the
The framework of connective tissue between the skin and underlying muscles is called the
What is the dense connective tissue that surrounds a muscle and blends with the tendon?
Tissue that is specialized for contraction is ________ tissue.
The muscle tissue that shows no striations is ________ muscle.
Tissue that is specialized for the conduction of electrical impulses is ________ tissue.