provides structural looks
at tissues (150
After you have studied this chapter, you should be able to:
Describe how cells are organized into tissues, and identify the inter-
cellular junctions in tissues. (p. 144)
List the four major tissue types in the body. (p. 144)
5.2 Epithelial Tissues
Describe the general characteristics and functions of epithelial tissue.
Name the types of epithelium and identify an organ in which each is
found. (p. 146)
Explain how glands are classiF
ed. (p. 150)
5.3 Connective Tissues
Describe the general characteristics of connective tissue. (p. 153)
Compare and contrast the cellular components, structures, F
extracellular matrix (where applicable) in each type of connective
tissue. (p. 156)
Describe the major functions of each type of connective tissue. (p. 156)
5.4 Types of Membranes
Describe and locate each of the four types of membranes. (p. 162)
5.5 Muscle Tissues
Distinguish among the three types of muscle tissue. (p. 163)
5.6 Nervous Tissues
Describe the general characteristics and functions of nervous tissue.
ose tissue—tissue that stores fat.
upon, after, in addition:
thelial tissue—tissue that covers
all free body surfaces.
—cells that support neurons; part of
ology—study of composition and function
resemblance to glass:
calated disc—band between
adjacent cardiac muscle cells.
ophage—large phagocytic cell.
seous tissue—bone tissue.
ocyte—cell that engulfs and destroys foreign
ed epithelium—tissue with cells that
appear to be in layers, but are not.
ous epithelium—tissue with ±
ed epithelium—tissue with cells in layers.
ted muscle—tissue whose cells have
alternating light and dark cross-markings.