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1

What is the location and cellular compostion of mucuous membranes? 

Location: The tubes of  the digestive, respitory, urinary, and reproductive systems

Function: pseudostratified columnar epithelium 

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What is the function and location of pseudostratified epithelium?

Function: protection,secretion,movementof mucus and subtances

Location: linings of respiratory passages

3

What is the function of a macrophages

Clear forigen particles from tissues by phagocytosis

4

What is the function and location of dense irregular connective tissue?

Function: Sustains tissue tension

Location: Dermis

5

What is the function and location of Areolar tissue?

Function: Binds organs, holds tissue fluids

Location: beneath skin, surrounds organs

6

What is the function and location of stratified squamous epithelium?

Function: Protection

Location: outer layer of skin, linings of oral cavity, vagina, and anal canal

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What is the function and location of Elastic Cartilage?

Function: Supports, protects, and provides flexible framework

Location: framework of external ear and part of larynx

8

What is the function and location of fibrocartilage?

Function: Supports, protects, absorbs shock

Location: intervertebral discs, part of pelvic girdle, and knee

9

 What is the function and location of reticular tissue?

function: supports

location: liver, spleen, and lymphatic organs

10

What is the function and location of blood?

Function: transportation

Location: blood vessels, arteries, veins, and capillaries

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What is the function and location of simple squamous epithelium?

Function: Diffusion

Location: Lining of air sacs of lungs and capillaries

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What is the function and location of transitional epithelium?

Function: Stretchability/distensibility

Location: Urinary Bladder

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What is the location and cellular compostion of Serous membranes?

Location: Inner linings of thorax and abdomen

Composition: simple squamous epithelium and loose connective tissue

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What is the function and location of stratified columnar epithelium?

Function: Protection and secretion

Location: male urethra, epiglottis, and in large ducts of some glands

15

What is the function of mast cells?

Cells that produce and release histamine and heparin

16

What is the function and location of simple cuboidal epithelium?

Function: Absorption, Secretion

Location: Kidney tubules, duct of glands, 

17

What is a Chondroblast?

Cartilage forming cells

18

What is the function and location of bone tissue?

Function: supports and protects organs and tissues

Location: Bones

19

What is the function and location of stratified cuboidal epithelium?

Function: Protection

Location: sweat, salivary, and mamary glands

20

What is the function and location of hyaline cartilage?

function: supports, protects, and provides framework

location: nose, and ends of bones

21

What is the function and location of dense regular connective tissue?

Function: Binds body parts

Location: tendons and ligaments

22

The Cuantenous membrane is also called?

The skin

23

Mucous membranes are membranes that...?

Line the cavities and
tubes that open to the outside of the body.

24

What are the characteristics of connective tissue?

Most prevelent in body, does not open to a lumen, vascularity varies, lacks cellularity, and contains ground substance

25

Serous membranes are membranes that...?

line the body cavities that do not open to the outside and reduce friction between the organs and cavity walls

26

What is the function and location of elastic connective tissue?

Function: Provides elasticity

Location: respitory tract

27

What are the 3 types of epithelial membranes?

Cutaneous membrane, Serous membrane, and Mucouse membrane

28

What is the function and location of adipose tissue?

Function: Long term energy storage

Location: everywhere, mammary, back of eye

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What is a Osteoblast?

Bone forming cells

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What is the function and location of simple columnar epithelium?

Function: Protection, absorption, and mucus secretion

Location: G.I. Tract