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All the tissues in the body

Term Definition
Epithelial lines the body
Squamous flat or scale like
Cuboidal cube shaped
Columnar column like
Transitional Stretchy and variably shaped
Simple Arranged in a single layer and are all the same type of cell.
Stratified Arranged in several layers and named by the type of the outer cell.
Pseudostratified Looks stratified but isnt.
Parietal Lines wall of Cavaties
Parietal Produces Liquid and reduces fricion between the tissues and organs
Visceral Wraps around a organ
Visceral Produces serious liquid
Mucous Lines opening to outisde world
Mucous Contains special cells that produce mucas
Mucous Lubricant
Membranes A soft thin layer of tissue which can line a cavity or coveran organ or stucture
Cutaneous The main oragn integuanentary system, commonly known as skin makes up approximately 16 percent body weight
Serous A two layered membrane with a potential space between comprised of the parietal and visceral layers
Squamous flat, scalelike cells
cuboidal boxlike, cells are as tall as they are wide
columnar tall column shaped cells
simple single cell layer
stratified 2 or more cell layers
pseudostratified cells vary in height
Connective Tissue Most common tissue that holds things together and provides structure and support
Voluntary Muscles move on stimuli from the nervous system, and will not move without stimulus
Involuntary muscles don't need the brain to send them messages.
synovial fluid Found in spaces between joints and produces thick, colorless, slippery substance.
Adipose fat tissue.
Synovial found in spaces between joints and produces and thick, colorless, and slippery substance called synovial fluid.
Areolar Tissue Loosley connected tissue holds organs and membranes together.
Muscle Tissue Provides means for body movement.
Nervous Tissue its function is conducting signals to one part of the body to the other its inside the vertabral column
carrier person or thing carrying around the disease but sometimes doesn’t get the disease or shows sypmtoms
Neurons specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses.
Glia Connective tissue of the nervous system.
Axon long threadlike part of a nerve cell, impulses conducted from cell body to other cells.
Dentrites short branched extension of a nerve cell.
myelin sheath surrounds core of nerve fiber or axon that facilitates transmission of nerve impulses.
ORGANS two or more tissues combined into one that do the task the single tissue cannot

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