Chapter 4 Flashcards


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Tissue

a collection of specialized cells and cell products that perform a specific function .

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Cyte

Cell

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Goblet Cell

Any of the specialized epithelial cells found in the mucous membrane of the stomach, intestines, and respiratory passages that secrete mucus.

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Mast Cell

A cell found in connective tissue that contains numerous basophilic granules and releases substances such as heparin and histamine in response to injury or inflammation of bodily tissues.

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Fibroblast

A cell that gives rise to connective tissue.

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Avascular

Not associated with or supplied by blood vessels.

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Basement Membrane

A thin, delicate layer of connective tissue underlying the epithelium of many organs

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Epithelial Tissue

membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body; protecting the inside of the body from the outside. am example of an Epithelial tissue is your skin.

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Connective Tissue

group of tissues in the body that maintains the form of the body and its organs and provides cohesion and internal support

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Nervous Tissue

s responsible for carrying out all the informational signaling in our bodies. Our brain is made of nervous tissue, and it can choose to tell our muscles (via the spinal cord and nerves) to carry out certain actions

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Muscular Tissue

Muscle tissue is made of "excitable" cells that are capable of contraction. Of all of the different tissue types, muscle tissue is the most abundant in most animals.

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How are epilethial tissue

Epithelial tissues are categorized by the size and shapes of their cells