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Laboratory Session 3

 There are four types of tissue:  Epithelial tissue  Connective tissue  Muscle tissue  Nervous tissue


jpg .bu. alveoli (lung).Simple squamous epithelium  Function: passage of materials  Location: glomerulus (kidney). endothelium (capillaries) Simple squamous epithelium from: anus. mouth. vagina Stratified squamous epithelium from: http://www.Stratified squamous epithelium  Function: protection  Location: skin.GIF .udel.

Simple cuboidal epithelium  Function: secretion and absorption  Location: tubules of the kidney.6-9.jpg . glands (e. thyroid) and ducts Simple cuboidalepithelium from:

jpg .com/biosci/ap/histology_mh/swgland.mhhe. mamary glands Stratified cuboidal epithelium from: http://www.Stratified cuboidal epithelium  Function: secretion  Location: larger glands and ducts e.g.

small mnar_Epithelial_Tissue.jpg secretion.k12.Simple columnar epithelium  Function: absorption. uterus Simple columnar epithelium from: http://www. protection  Location : stomach.

com/3293/ . portion of male uerethra Uploaded by jkilham on: http://farm4.Pseudostratified cloumnar epithelium  Function: secretion cilia  Location: respiratory tract.static.

edu:8080/dspace/bitstream/19716/2224/1/cute. urinary bladder.GIF . proximal urethra Transitional epithelium from: http://dspace.udel. protection  Location: ureters.Transitional epithelium  Function: distensibilty.


Fluid/ Liquid connective tissue Blood  Function: transportation  Location: cardiovascular system Blood from: .

edu/depts/Biology/HotPot/Images/A&P/connective_tissue_loose_ areolar.jpg .Loose connective tissue Areolar tissue  Function: surrounds and supports organs. packing  Location: below epithelia e. skin.g. between muscle.tvcc. around capiliaries Areolar tissue from: http://www.

cushioning. around eyeballs and kidney Adipose tissue from: connective tissue Adipose tissue  Function: energy reserve. hypodermis.jpg . adipocytes insulator. breasts. protection  Location: within joints.

can be pulled in one direction  Location: tendons and ligaments Dense regular tissue from: http://www.jpg .Dense connective tissue Dense regular  Function: attachment: resist tensile

Dense connective tissue Dense irregular  Function: withstand tension in any direction  Location: capsules of organs and joints. dermis of skin Dense irregular tissue from: http://www.pathguy.jpg .com/histo/052.

Structural/ Hard connective tissue: Cartilage Hyaline cartilage  Function: flexible trachea.jpg . reduces friction  Location: larynx.tvcc. nasal septum. ends of bone Hyaline cartilage from: http://www.

epiglottis Elastic cartilage from: http://www. maintains shape  Location: .Structural/ Hard connective tissue: Cartilage Elastic cartilage  Function: very flexible.

shock absorber  Location: intervertebral disks. pubic symphysis Fibrocartilage from: http://science.tjc.6-11.jpg .edu/Course/BIOLOGY/1409/fibrocartilage1.Structural/ Hard connective tissue: Cartilage Fibrocartilage  Function: tensile strength.

movement. support.Structural/ Hard connective tissue Osseous tissue  Function: red blood cell formation  Location: bone Bone from: http://www.jpg .


jpg . nuclei striated. multinucleated. nuclei at %2003a. generate heat Longitudinal section Skeletal muscle l. from: http://clcpages.Skeletal muscle  Characteristics: long.s.clcillinois. voluntary  Function: movement.

branched.jpg .Cardiac muscle  Characteristics: striated. intercalated involuntary  Function: propels blood Intercalated disk Cardiac muscle from: http://www.cytochemistry. uninucleated (most times).

involuntary  Function: propels substances along passageways Smooth muscle from: http://www.Smooth/Visceral muscle  Characteristics: lacks stiations. central nuclei.gif .daviddarling. uninucleated. spindle shaped


axon  Function: transmit electrical impulses  Location: brain. spinal cord. nerves Neurons from: http://legacy. body.kctcs.jpg .edu/gcaplan/anat/Histology/neuron20X.owensboro.Nervous tissue  Structure: dendrite.

Neuroglia .

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