3 Simple squamous Description: Single layered flattened cell, nuclei is centered Function: to allow passage for materials where security is not important; secretes lubricating substances Location: Kidney, air sacs of the lungs
9 Pseudostratified epithelium Description: Looks like simple columnar but with more cillia and contains goblet cells..differing heights Function: To secrete mucus through ciliary function Location: linings of the trachea, male sperm carrying duct
13 Transitional Epithelial Description: resembles both stratified squamous and cuboidal; basal cells are cuboidal and columnar Function: to allow organs to expand when contained with urine Location: bladder
33 Areolar Tissue Description: Gel-like matrix with all three fibers: Elastic, Collagen and fibroblast fibers Function: wrap and cushion organs; provide protection and holds tissue fluid Location: under epithelia
35 Adipose Tissue Description: Made up of close packed adipocytes which are fat cells. Nuclei pushed to the side Function: Provides reserve fuel and organ protection Location: Breast, within the abdomen
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