MSU BIO215 Lecture - Week 04 Objective Assignment

MSU BIO215 Lecture - Week 04 Objective Assignment - BIOL215...

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BIOL215 Lecture Week 04 Objective Assignment Chapter 4: Tissue: The Living Fabric Epithelial Tissue 1. List several structural and functional characteristics of epithelial tissue. TISSUE TYPE STRUCTURE FUNCTION COMMON LOCATION Simple Squamous Single layer of flattened cells Diffusion Filtration Kidneys and Lungs Serous membranes Simple Cuboidal Single layer of cells with cube-like appearance Secretion Absorption Multiple glands Kidney tubules Lungs Simple Columnar Single layer of columns with central nucleus Secretion Absorption Movement Lining of digestive tract from stomach to rectum Pseudostratified Varied cells resting on basement membrane; appear to be stratified, but are not Synthesize Secrete mucus Lubrication Most of respiratory tract, nasal cavity, sinuses, auditory tubes, pharynx, trachea, and bronchi Stratified Squamous Layers of cuboidal at base and progressively flatten Protection against infection and abrasion Lining of mouth, tongue, anal canal, vagina Transitional
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2010 for the course BIOLOGY BIO 215 taught by Professor Tucker during the Spring '10 term at Mountain State.

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MSU BIO215 Lecture - Week 04 Objective Assignment - BIOL215...

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