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Smooth Muscle

  • Group: muscle tissue
  • Location: internal organs
  • Function: involuntary 

2

Neuron

  • Group: nervous tissue
  • Location: brain, spinal cord, nerves
  • Function: signal, communicate

3

Bone

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: skeletal
  • Function: support, structure, protection

4

Smooth Muscle

  • Group: muscle tissue
  • Location: internal organs
  • Function: involuntary 

5

Skeletal Muscle

  • Group: muscle tissue
  • Location: skeleton
  • Function: voluntary

6

Cardiac Tissue

  • Group: muscle tissue
  • Location: heart
  • Function: involuntary
    • *Intercalated discs 

7

Cardiac Muscle 

  • Group: muscle tissue
  • Location: heart
  • Function: involuntary 
    • *Intercalated discs

8

Hyaline Cartilage 

  • Group: Connective tissue
    • Cartilage
  • Location: nose, between ribs
  • Function: springy, resiliency 

9

Adipose

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Loose
  • Location: under skin, all over
  • Function: cushioning, insulation, energy storage

10

Loose Areolar Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Loose
  • Location: under membranes, around organs
  • Function: cushioning, packaging “bubble wrap” 

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Simple Cuboidal Epithelium 

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: glands
  • Function: exchange & secretion 

12

Simple Columnar Epithelium

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: GI tract
  • Function: exchange 

13

Stratified Squamous Epithelium

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: vagina, skin, mouth, esophagus (abrasion areas)
  • Function: protection 

 

14

Pseudo-stratified Ciliated Columnar Epithelium (PCC) 

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: upper airway
  • Function: “mucus movers” 

15

Elastic Connective Tissue 

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: arteries, wall of aorta
  • Function: stretch & recoil 

16

Elastic Connective Tissue 

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: arteries, wall of aorta
  • Function: stretch & recoil 

17

Elastic Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: arteries, wall of aorta
  • Function: stretch & recoil 

18

Dense Regular Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Dense
  • Location: ligaments & tendons
  • Function: resist tension/pull from one direction 

19

Loose Alveolar Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Loose
  • Location: under membranes, around organs
  • Function: cushioning, packaging “bubble wrap” 

20

Reticular Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: lymph nodes, spleen
  • Function: framework for white blood cells 

21

Neuron

  • Group: nervous tissue
  • Location: brain, spinal cord, nerves
  • Function: send signals, communication

22

Stratified Squamous Epithelium

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: vagina, esophagus, skin, mouth (abrasion areas)
  • Function: protection 

23

Fibrocartilage

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Cartilage
  • Location: intervertebral disc
  • Function: shock absorbers

24

Reticular Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: lymph nodes, spleen
  • Function: framework for white blood cells 

25

Simple Squamous Epithelium

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: lymphatic vessels, blood vessels, lining of the lung’s air sacs
  • Function: quick exchange 

26

Areolar Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Loose
  • Location: under membranes, around organs
  • Functions: cushioning, packaging “bubble wrap” 

27

Dense Regular Connective Tissue

  • Group: connective tissue
    • Regular
  • Location: tendons & ligaments
  • Function: resist tension/pull from one direction

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Blood

  • Group: connective tissue
  • Location: found in vessels
  • Function: transport

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Cardiac Muscle

  • Group: muscle tissue
  • Location: heart
  • Function: involuntary
    • *Intercalated discs

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Stratified Squamous Epithelium 

 

  • Group: epithelial tissue
  • Location: vagina, esophagus, skin, mouth (abrasion areas)
  • Function: protection