Chapter 5 Flashcards


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1

Are groups of similar cells that carry out a common function.

Tissue

2

The study of tissues and their relationship within organ is called

Histology

3

An extracellular matrix is virtually nonexistent in which tissue types

  • Muscle
  • Epithelial
  • Nervous
4

A thin extracellular layer upon which an epithelium rest is called and

membrane

Basement

5

True or False: Epithelial tissue products, binds together and supports organs.

True

6

The majority of glands are composed of

  • Epithelial tissue
7

Which three statements correctly describe epithelial tissue?

  • It is richly innervated
  • It lacks blood vessels
  • It has a high regeneration apacity
8

Identify which option is Not a function of epithelial tissue

  • Muscular contraction

It does

  • Secretion of hormones
  • Physical protection of organs
  • Controlling permeability
9

Which type of epithelium is one cell layer thick?

  • Simple
10

Which option best explains the ability of epithelial tissue to repair themselves?

  • High Regeneration capacity
11

What type of epithelium contains cells able to withstand a significant amount of stretch?

Transitional

12

which three are functions of the basement membrane?

  • Provides physical support
  • Acts as a barrier
  • Anchors the epithelium to connective tissue
13

Which of the following are functions of epithelial tissue

  • Sensations
  • Secretions
  • Physical protection
  • Selective permeability