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Collections of specialized cells and cell products that perform a relatively limited number of functions are called
A type of junction common in cardiac and smooth muscle tissues is the
The most abundant connections between cells in the superficial layers of the skin are
__________ membranes have an epithelium that is stratified and supported by dense connective tissue
Mucous secretions that coat the passageways of the digestive and respiratory tracts result form _________ secretion
Matrix is a characteristic of which type of tissue?
Functions of connective tissue include
- 1. establishing a structural framework for the body
- 2. storing energy reserves
- 3. providing protection for delicate for the body
What does the epithelia most easily permits diffusion?
The three major types of cartilage in the body are
hyaline, elastic, and fibrocartilage
The primary function of serous membranes in the body is to
minimize friction between opposing surfaces
The type of cartilage growth characterized by adding new layers of cartilage to the surface is
Tissue changes with age can result from
hormonal changes and improper nutrition
Axons, dendrites, and a cell body are characteristic of cells located in
The repair process necessary to restore normal function in damaged tissues is
isolation, reconstruction, and regeneration
What are the four essential functions of epithelial tissue?
- It provides physical protection
- It controls permeability
- It provides sensations
- It produces specialized secretions
Differentiate between endocrine and exocrine glands
- Endocrine gland secrete hormones onto the surface of the gland
- exocrine glands secrete through ducts