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Anatomy ch 5

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Section 1

Question Answer
Tissuesa group of similar cells performing a common function
stratifiedconsists of two or more cell layers
Pseudostratifiedclosely packed cells. Appear to be layered but are not
TransitionalA highly modified squamous epithelium; number of layers can vary
Goblet cellsglandular cells that secrete mucus
Exocrine glandssecretes their product into a holding area or onto the body surface
Endocrine glandssecrete their product into the blood stream
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Section 2

Question Answer
Matrixthe extracellular between cells of connective tissue (nonliving)
Tendonsconnect muscle to bone
Ligamentsconnect bone to bone
collagenextremely tough and provide tensile strength
elastina protein that provides flexibility for connective tissue
Visceralpertaining to anything in the internal body
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Section 3

Question Answer
intercalated discsstructures found in cardiac muscles
neuronsa nerve cell; transmits nerve impulses
secretionprocess of releasing a product that will be used in the body
Excretion

Histology

Epithelial Tissue
removal of wastes

The study of tissues

forms continuous layer over body's surface and most inner cavities; forms external layer (skin)
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Section 4

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