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Animal Tissues Categories of Tissues Epithelium Connective Muscle Nervous.

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2 Animal Tissues

3 Categories of Tissues Epithelium Connective Muscle Nervous

4 Epithelium Lines, covers, and protects other tissues and organs. Characterized by: packed together –Cells tightly packed together basement membrane –The presence of a cell secretion called the basement membrane. Named by: –Cell shape –Other characteristics of the cells. Squamous, CuboidalColumnarSquamous, Cuboidal, and ColumnarSquamousCuboidalColumnarSquamousCuboidalColumnar

5 Squamous Epithelium Cells very thin, much wider than they are thick. –Simple Squamous Epithelium Simple Squamous EpitheliumSimple Squamous Epithelium Air sacs of respiratory Lining of blood vessels, heart and lymphatic tubes –Stratified Squamous Epithelium Stratified Squamous EpitheliumStratified Squamous Epithelium Skin Vagina Esophagus Mouth

6 Examples of Simple Squamous Epithelium

7 Stratified Squamous Skin, mouth and throat lining; vaginal lining; anal lining and cornea The structure has several layers are columnar and active. The upper layers of cells. The lower layers are flattened at the surface Protection, hard outer layer being continuously removed by friction and replaced from below

8 Stratified Squamous Epithelium

9 Cuboidal Epithelium Kidney tubules, glands and their ducts, terminal bronchioles of lungs and surface of ovaries and retina The structure is a single layer of cube-shaped cells. Some have microscopic extensions cillia that protrudes from their surface Dice-shaped layer. Secretion, absorption and movement of substances

10 Cuboidal Epithelium Cells cube shaped- secretion and absorption. –Kidney tubules –Duct and small glands –Surface of ovary

11 Columnar Epithelium Elongated cells, much longer than they are wide. –Simple Columnar Epithelium Simple Columnar EpitheliumSimple Columnar Epithelium A single layer of cells that line the digestive tract, gallbladder and excretory ducts of some glands. Has microvilli at surface for absorption. –Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium Pseudostratified ciliated columnar epitheliumPseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium Lines the bronchi, trachea, uterine tubes and some of the uterus. Propels mucus or reproductive cells by ciliary action.

12 Simple Columnar epithelium

13 Pseudostratified Ciliated Columnar Epithelium

14 Connective Tissue Characterized by the cells widely separated from each other in a matrix that is produced by the cells. Tissue protects and supports. Cell Matrix composed of two regions –Ground Liquid (sol), Gel, Gum or solid –Fibers Non-elastic (= white or Collagen) Elastic (= yellow fibers)


16 Types of Connective Tissue Loose (Areolar) Connective TissueLoose (Areolar) Connective TissueLoose (Areolar) Connective TissueLoose (Areolar) Connective Tissue Dense Connective TissueDense Connective TissueDense Connective TissueDense Connective Tissue AdiposeAdiposeAdipose CartilageCartilageCartilage BoneBoneBone BloodBloodBlood

17 Loose Connective Tissue (Areolar) Gel like ground with both elastic and non-elastic fibers running though the ground in many directions. –Wraps and cushions organs –Under the skin

18 Dense Regular Connective Tissue Nuclei and fibers arranged in parallel rows. –Tendons and ligaments –Fibers mostly non-elastic

19 Adipose (Fat) Function as storage cells for adipose (lipids) Adipose cells contain a large vacuole which in the live cell contains lipids. Cell nucleus and cytoplasm are pushed out to edge of cell membrane.

20 Cartilage Ground of matrix is gum like. Cells are found in Lacunae(small cavities) within the matrix. Fibers may be elastic or non-elastic, or a form of non-elastic called reticular(where the non- elastic fibers of very thin) –Hyaline Cartilage –Hyaline Cartilage-example on the ends of bonesHyaline CartilageHyaline Cartilage –Elastic Cartilage –Elastic Cartilage- example ear cartilageElastic CartilageElastic Cartilage –Non-elastic Cartilage- example nose cartilage.

21 Hyaline cartilage

22 Elastic Cartilage

23 Bone –Ground of matrix is Solid (Calcium carbonate). –Has blood supply and nerves running through the Haversian canal systems.

24 Vascular Tissue (Blood) Liquid matrix = plasma –90% water –10%Plasma proteins, electrolytes, hormones, oxygen, glucose etc. Formed elements –Erythrocytes –Erythrocytes -48billion(female) to 54 billion (male) cell / ml of blood in humans. Mammals are enucleated while rest of the vertebrates they have nucleiErythrocytes –Leukocytes –Leukocytes -about 7.5 million / ml of bloodLeukocytes –Platelets –Platelets -blood clottingPlatelets

25 Blood

26 Muscle Tissue Tissue with cells having fibers specialized for contraction. –Skeletal Muscle –Skeletal Muscle (Striated, voluntary)Skeletal MuscleSkeletal Muscle Parallel elongated cells (fibers) multinucleated and each cell is the length of the muscle. Light meat, Dark meatSlow twitch, fast twitch muscle –Smooth Muscle –Smooth Muscle (Visceral, involuntary)Smooth MuscleSmooth Muscle Cells are long and tapered. Organized into sheets of muscle. –Cardiac Muscle Cardiac MuscleCardiac Muscle Intercalated disc Myogenic branched

27 Skeletal Muscle

28 Smooth Muscle

29 Cardiac Muscle

30 Nervous Tissue Cells specialized to polarize and depolarize. Cell is a neuron

31 End of Tissue presentation

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