Chapter 4 Tissues The Fabric of Life Study Guide(1)

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Chapter 4 Review Questions: The answers to the review questions are in your notes. These questions are in general in the order you will find them in your note set. 1. List and describe each of the 4 major tissue types, where is each found, and what is the main function of each? Epithelial Tissue: found in skin surface and lining of GI tract organs; function is for protection, boundaries b/w dif. Environments, secretes, absorbs, covers and filters. Connective Tissue: found in the bones, tendons and fat/other soft padding tissue; function is supports, protects, and binds tissues together. Muscle Tissue: found in the muscles attached to the skeletal muscle (only tissue you can control!!!) , cardiac muscle and smooth muscle; function is to contract to cause movement. Nervous Tissue: found in brain, spinal cord, and nerves; function is for internal communication 2. What are the 3 types of epithelial membranes, where is each found and what are the functions of each? Cutaneous membrane- function: covers the body surface (skin) Mucous membranes- function: line body cavities open to the exterior {outside world} (nasal, mouth, esophagus, lung bronchi) Serous membranes- function: line body cavities closed to the exterior {inside world} (parietal/visceral peritoneum, parietal/visceral pleura, parietal/visceral pericardium) PARIETAL – BODY CAVITY VISCERAL – ORGAN 3. List and describe the epithelial tissue types (i.e. simple squamous epithelium), where
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