BI13_Ch4 Review - BI 13 (Anatomy & Physiology 1) Review...

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Review Chapter 4: Tissues INSTRUCTOR’S STUDY GUIDE 1. What are the four types of tissues? Describe each type of tissue using a single word. Connective – Support Epithelial – Covering Muscle – Movement Nervous – Control 2. Know the special characteristics of epithelial cells (there are a lot). Apical and basal surfaces. Some have microvilli. Except for glandular epithelia, epithelial cells fit close together. All epithelial cells rest on and are supported by connective tissue. Epithelia is innervated and avascular. Epithelial cells are nourished by diffusion. Epithelia have a high regenerative capacity. 3. How do we classify epithelia? Number of layers and shape of cells. 4. Could you name a crudely drawn epithelial layer based on cell size and number of layers? 5. What is the difference between an endocrine and an exocrine gland? Endocrine glands – “ductless” glands that produce hormones that are secreted into the blood. Exocrine glands – secrete their products onto the skin or into body cavities. 6. What is the difference between merocrine and holocrine glands? Merocrine glands
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