anatomy Ch04h - Human Anatomy McKinley &...

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Unformatted text preview: Human Anatomy McKinley & O'Loughlin Chapter 4: The Tissue Level of Organization Tissues 4 Types of Tissues (Primary Tissue Types): 1. epithelial tissue 2. connective tissue 3. muscle tissue 4. nervous tissue E PITHELIAL T ISSUE Characteristics of Epithelial Tissue: Cellularity Polarity Attachment Avascularity Innervation Regeneration Capacity Functions of Epithelial Tissue Protection Regulation of materials into and out of the organ or tissue Produce secretions Provide sensory information to the nervous system Junctions There are four types of cell junctions: tight junctions adhering junctions desmosomes hemi-desmosomes gap junctions Classification of Epithelial Tissue Number of cell layers Simple epithelium Stratified epithelium Pseudostratified Shape of the cells Squamous Cuboidal Columnar Transitional Specific Epithelial Types and Examples Simple squamous epithelium Simple cuboidal epithelium Simple columnar epithelium Stratified squamous epithelium non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium...
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