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Connections between Cells

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Question Answer
tight junctionswatertight seal
tight junction ex:epithelial cells in intestines, bladder, and kidney
desmosomeconfer greatest strength
desmosomeattaches directly to cytoplasm and joins two cells together at a single point
desmosome ex:skin or intestinal epithelium
gap junctionsconnect cells allowing electrical signals to pass
gap junctions ex:cardiac muscle
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