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1 Chapter 6 Tissues

2 Principal Types of Tissue
Four types of tissues: I. Epithelial tissue II. Connective tissue III. Muscle tissue IV. Nervous tissue

3 Extracellular Matrix (ECM)
Functions Helps bind tissues together structurally Allows local communication among ECM and various cells—through connection via integrins in plasma membranes

4 Extracellular Matrix (ECM)
Components Water Proteins Structural proteins Collagen—strong, flexible protein fiber Elastin—elastic fibers Includes glycoproteins—proteins with a few carbohydrate attachments Glycoprotein attachments also allow local communication within a tissue

5 I. Epithelial Tissue Functions Protection Sensory functions Secretion
Absorption Excretion

6 I. Epithelial Tissue Types and locations
Epithelium is divided into two types: Membranous epithelium—covers the body and some of its parts; lines the serous cavities, blood and lymphatic vessels, and respiratory, digestive, and genitourinary tracts Glandular epithelium—secretory units of endocrine and exocrine glands

7 I. Epithelial Tissue Classification of epithelial tissue
Classification based on cell shape Squamous Cuboidal Columnar Pseudostratified columnar

8 I. Simple epithelium 1. Simple squamous epithelium
One-cell layer of flat cells Permeable to many substances Examples: endothelium—lines blood vessels; mesothelium—pleura

9 I. Simple epithelium 2. Simple cuboidal epithelium
One-cell layer of cuboidal cells Found in many glands and ducts

10 I. Simple epithelium 3. Simple columnar epithelium
Single layer of tall, column-shaped cells Cells often modified for specialized functions—e.g., goblet cells (secretion), cilia (movement), microvilli (absorption) Often lines hollow visceral structures

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12 I. Simple epithelium 4. Pseudostratified columnar epithelium
Columnar cells of differing heights All cells rest on basement membrane but may not reach the free surface above Cell nuclei at odd and irregular levels Found lining air passages and segments of male reproductive system Motile cilia and mucus are important modifications

13 I. Stratified epithelium
5. A. Stratified squamous (keratinized) epithelium Multiple layers of flat, squamous cells Cells filled with keratin Covers outer skin on body surface

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5. B. Stratified squamous (nonkeratinized) epithelium Lines vagina, mouth, and esophagus Free surface is moist Primary function is protection

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17 I. Stratified epithelium
6. Stratified cuboidal epithelium Two or more rows of cells are typical Basement membrane is indistinct Located in sweat gland ducts and pharynx

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7. Stratified columnar epithelium Multiple layers of columnar cells Only most superficial cells are typical in shape Rare Located in segments of male urethra and near anus

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8. Stratified transitional epithelium Located in lining of hollow viscera subjected to stress (e.g., urinary bladder) Often 10 or more layers thick Protects organ walls from tearing

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21 Can you identify these? B A E C D F G

22 II. Connective Tissue Functions, characteristics, and types
General function—connects, supports, transports, and protects General characteristics—extracellular matrix (ECM) predominates in most connective tissues and determines its physical characteristics; consists of fluid, gel, or solid matrix, with or without extracellular fibers (collagenous, reticular, and elastic) and proteoglycans or other compounds that thicken and hold together the tissue

23 II. Connective Tissue Four main types: 1.Fibrous 2. Bone 3. Cartilage
A. Loose, ordinary (areolar) B. Adipose C. Reticular D. Dense Irregular Regular (collagenous and elastic) 2. Bone A. Compact bone B. Cancellous bone 3. Cartilage A. Hyaline B. Fibrocartilage C. Elastic 4. Blood

24 1. Fibrous connective tissue
A. Loose, ordinary (areolar) connective tissue One of the most widely distributed of all tissues Intercellular substance is prominent and consists of collagenous and elastic fibers loosely interwoven and embedded in soft, viscous ground substance Function—stretchy, flexible connection

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26 1. Fibrous connective tissue
B. Adipose tissue Similar to loose connective tissue but contains mainly fat cells Functions—protection, insulation, support, and food reserve

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C. Reticular tissue Forms framework of spleen, lymph nodes, and bone marrow Consists of network of branching reticular fibers with reticular cells overlying them Functions—defense against microorganisms and other injurious substances; reticular meshwork filters out injurious particles, and reticular cells phagocytose them

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31 1. Fibrous connective tissue D. Dense fibrous tissue
Matrix consists mainly of fibers packed densely and relatively few fibroblast cells Irregular—fibers intertwine irregularly to form a thick mat (Figure 5-20) Regular—bundles of fibers are arranged in regular, parallel rows Collagenous—mostly collagenous fibers in ECM (Figure 5-21 and 5-22) Elastic—mostly elastic fibers in ECM (Figure 5-23) Locations—composes structures that need great tensile strength, such as tendons and ligaments; also dermis and outer capsule of kidney and spleen Function—furnishes flexible connections that are strong or stretchy

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34 2. Bone tissue Highly specialized connective tissue type Functions:
Cells—osteocytes—embedded in a calcified matrix Inorganic component of matrix accounts for 65% of total bone tissue Functions: Support Protection Point of attachment for muscles Reservoir for minerals Supports blood-forming tissue

35 A. Compact bone Osteon (Haversian system) Cell types:
Structural unity of bone Spaces for osteocytes called lacunae Matrix present in concentric rings called lamellae Canaliculi are canals that join lacunae with the central Haversian canal Cell types: Osteocyte—mature, inactive bone cell Osteoblast—active, bone-forming cell Osteoclast—bone-destroying cell Formation (ossification) In membranes—e.g., flat bones of skull From cartilage (endochondral)—e.g., long bones, such as the humerus

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39 B. Cancellous bone Trabeculae—thin beams of bone
Supports red bone marrow Myeloid tissue—a type of reticular tissue Produces blood cells Called spongy bone because of its spongelike appearance

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42 3. Cartilage Chondrocyte is only cell type present
Lacunae house cells, as in bone Avascular—therefore, nutrition of cells depends on diffusion of nutrients through matrix Heals slowly after injury because of slow nutrient transfer to the cells Perichondrium is membrane that surrounds cartilage

43 3. Types of Cartilage A. Hyaline B. Fibrocartilage C. Elastic
Appearance is shiny and translucent Most prevalent type of cartilage Located on the ends of articulating bones B. Fibrocartilage Strongest and most durable type of cartilage Matrix is semirigid and filled with strong, white fibers Found in intervertebral disks and pubic symphysis Serves as shock-absorbing material between bones at the knee (menisci) C. Elastic Contains many fine, elastic fibers Provides strength and flexibility Located in external ear and larynx

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47 4. Blood A liquid tissue Contains neither ground substance nor fibers
Composition of whole blood Liquid fraction (plasma) is the matrix—55% of total blood volume Formed elements contribute 45% of total blood volume Red blood cells, erythrocytes White blood cells, leukocytes Platelets, thrombocytes

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49 4. Blood (cont.) Functions
Transportation Regulation of body temperature Regulation of body pH White blood cells destroy bacteria Circulating blood tissue is formed in the red bone marrow by a process called hematopoiesis; the blood-forming tissue is sometimes called hematopoietic tissue

50 III. Muscle Tissue Types (Table 5-7)
1. Skeletal, or striated voluntary (Figure 5-32) 2. Smooth, or nonstriated involuntary, or visceral (Figures 5-33 and 5-34) 3.Cardiac, or striated involuntary (Figure 5-35)


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57 III. Muscle Tissue Microscopic characteristics
1. Skeletal muscle—threadlike cells with many cross striations and many nuclei per cell 2. Smooth muscle—elongated, narrow cells, no cross striations, one nucleus per cell 3. Cardiac muscle—branching cells with intercalated disks (formed by abutment of plasma membranes of two cells)

58 IV. Nervous Tissue Functions—rapid regulation and integration of body activities Specialized characteristics Excitability Conductivity Organs Brain Spinal cord Nerves

59 IV. Nervous Tissue Cell types Neuron—conducting unit of system
Cell body, or soma Processes Axon (single process)—transmits nerve impulse away from the cell body Dendrites (one or more)—transmit nerve impulse toward the cell body and axon Neuroglia—special connecting, supporting, coordinating cells that surround the neurons

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61 IV. Tissue Repair Tissues have a varying capacity to repair themselves; damaged tissue regenerates or is replaced by scar tissue Regeneration—growth of new tissue Scar—dense fibrous mass; unusually thick scar is a keloid Epithelial and connective tissues have the greatest ability to regenerate Muscle and nervous tissues have a limited capacity to regenerate

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64 Body Membranes Thin tissue layers that cover surfaces, line cavities, and divide spaces or organs (Figure 6-39, Table 6-8) Epithelial membranes are most common type (Figure 6-40) Cutaneous membrane (skin) Primary organ of integumentary system One of the most important organs Composes approximately 16% of body weight 64

65 Body Membranes Epithelial membranes (cont) Serous membrane (serosa)
Parietal membranes—line closed body cavities Visceral membranes—cover visceral organs Pleura—surrounds a lung and lines the thoracic cavity Peritoneum—covers the abdominal viscera and lines the abdominal cavity 65

66 Body Membranes Epithelial membranes (cont) Mucous membrane (mucosa)
Lines and protects organs that open to the exterior of the body Found lining ducts and passageways of the respiratory, digestive, and other tracts Lamina propria—fibrous connective tissue underlying mucous epithelium Mucus is made up mostly of water and mucins—proteoglycans that form a double-layer of protection against environmental microbes (Figure 6-41) 66

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68 The Big Picture: Tissues, Membranes, and the Whole Body
Tissues and membranes maintain homeostasis Epithelial tissues Form membranes that contain and protect the internal fluid environment Absorb nutrients Secrete products that regulate functions involved in homeostasis Connective tissues Hold organs and systems together Form structures that support the body and permit movement 68

69 The Big Picture: Tissues, Membranes, and the Whole Body
Tissues and membranes maintain homeostasis Epithelial tissues Form membranes that contain and protect the internal fluid environment Absorb nutrients Secrete products that regulate functions involved in homeostasis Connective tissues Hold organs and systems together Form structures that support the body and permit movement 69

70 The Big Picture: Tissues, Membranes, and the Whole Body
Tissues and membranes maintain homeostasis (cont) Muscle tissues Work with connective tissues to permit movement Nervous tissues Work with glandular epithelial tissues to regulate body function 70

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