Anatomy

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Mcflash
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62537
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Anatomy
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2011-01-28 00:18:45
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Types Epithelial Tissue
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  1. Epithelial
    Sheets of cells lining the external surface of internal organs
  2. Function of epithelium
    • Protection from:
    • Virus & bacteria
    • Moisture loss
    • Regulates tempurature
  3. Simple- Squamous
    • Single layer, lining:
    • blood vessels
    • heart
    • alveoli
    • lymphatic vessels
  4. Simple- Ciliated
    • Cylindrical (single) cells with cilia lining:
    • nasal cavity
    • larynx
    • trachea
    • bronchi
  5. Compound- Stratified
    • Different layers of flattened cells. Epidermis of skin
    • lining of mouth
    • pharynx
    • esauphagus
  6. Basement Tissue
    Made of collagen, underlies epithelial tissue
  7. Function of Basement Tissue
    • Acts as a filter
    • Stabilize epithelial tissue
    • Directing growth patterns for epithelial cells
  8. Function of Cilia
    Activeley beat to remove contaminants from epithelial surface.

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