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Which category of tissue is characterized by cells that have adhesion proteins and specialized cell-to-cell junctions? Epithelial tissue
Cells lining the digestive tube are characteristic of this tissue category Epithelial tissue
Pseudostratified columnar is one of the tissues of this category Epithelial tissue
Which major tissue category includes tissues that function in secretion, absorption, and filtration? Epithelial tissue
The major function of stratified squamous epithelium is protection from abrasion
The major function of pseudostratified columnar epithelium is secretion
A stratified epithelium that thins and flattens as the tissue stretches is a transitional epithelium
An epithelium in which the basal layer of cells is cuboidal and the apical layer has cells that are thin, flat and irregular in shape is a ________ epithelium stratified squamous
The thinnest type of epithelium is simple sqamous
When unstretched, transitional epithelium looks most like ________ epithelium stratified cuboidal
The smallest diameter blood vessels, capillaries are comprised of? simple squamous epithelium
This is the sheet of tissue between the epithelium and the connective tissue below it basal lamina
Which major category of tissues has the most diverse and most numerous types of tissue? Connective tissue
Histologists consider blood to be an example of what primary tissue category Connective tissue
Bone and cartilage are examples of tissues in this category Connective tissue
Ligaments are examples of tissues in this category Connective tissue
Tissues in this category are characterized by an extracellular matrix that holds some amount of fluid Connective tissue
Adipocytes are found in tissues belonging to this category Connective tissue
Ligaments consist primarily of which kind of connective tissue dense regular
In connective tissue proper, ground substance is manufactured and secreted by which type of cell? fibroblast
Connective tissue that must resist forces pulling it from many different directions without stretching would most likely be dense irregular connective tissue
Fat is a form of ________ tissue connective tissue
lining and covering membranes consist of which tissue types? epithelium and connective tissue
Cartilage is a form of ________ tissue connective tissue
Tissue types which are known as mucous and serous membranes are comprised of sheets of epithelial cells and ____ areolar connective tissue.
The embryonic tissue that gives rise to the adult connective tissues, consisting of star-shaped cells separated by large amounts of extracellular matrix is ____ mesenchyme
Which connective tissue that has a liquid matrix blood
Which tissue category contains tissues comprised of cells containing myofilaments Muscle tissue
The primary contractile tissue of the heart characterizes tissues in this category muscle tissue
Which tissue type includes smooth and cardiac muscle tissue
This tissue type, in addition to certain muscle tissues, is capable of generating electrical impulses. nervous tissue
The brain and spinal cord are composed primarily of this tissue type. nervous tissue

Which category of tissue is characterized by cells that have adhesion proteins and specialized cell-to-cell junctions?

Cells lining the digestive tube are characteristic of this tissue category

Pseudostratified columnar is one of the tissues of this category

Which major tissue category includes tissues that function in secretion, absorption, and filtration?

The major function of stratified squamous epithelium is

The major function of pseudostratified columnar epithelium is

A stratified epithelium that thins and flattens as the tissue stretches is a

An epithelium in which the basal layer of cells is cuboidal and the apical layer has cells that are thin, flat and irregular in shape is a ________ epithelium

The thinnest type of epithelium is

When unstretched, transitional epithelium looks most like ________ epithelium

The smallest diameter blood vessels, capillaries are comprised of?

This is the sheet of tissue between the epithelium and the connective tissue below it

Which major category of tissues has the most diverse and most numerous types of tissue?

Histologists consider blood to be an example of what primary tissue category

Bone and cartilage are examples of tissues in this category

Ligaments are examples of tissues in this category

Tissues in this category are characterized by an extracellular matrix that holds some amount of fluid

Adipocytes are found in tissues belonging to this category

Ligaments consist primarily of which kind of connective tissue

In connective tissue proper, ground substance is manufactured and secreted by which type of cell?

Connective tissue that must resist forces pulling it from many different directions without stretching would most likely be

Fat is a form of ________ tissue

lining and covering membranes consist of which tissue types?

Cartilage is a form of ________ tissue

Tissue types which are known as mucous and serous membranes are comprised of sheets of epithelial cells and ____

The embryonic tissue that gives rise to the adult connective tissues, consisting of star-shaped cells separated by large amounts of extracellular matrix is ____

Which connective tissue that has a liquid matrix

Which tissue category contains tissues comprised of cells containing myofilaments

The primary contractile tissue of the heart characterizes tissues in this category

Which tissue type includes smooth and cardiac

This tissue type, in addition to certain muscle tissues, is capable of generating electrical impulses.

The brain and spinal cord are composed primarily of this tissue type.

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