BIOLOGY 220
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
OBJECTIVES

Unit II TISSUES

Definitions and Types

  1. Define histology.
  2. Define tissue.
  3. List the four basic tissue types and state their general functions.

Epithelial Tissues

  1. List the structural and functional characteristics of epithelial tissues.
  2. Define polarity.
  3. Define and describe the three types of cell junctions.
  4. Describe basis for classifying epithelial tissues.
  5. Classify epithelial tissues based on number of layers and shape of cells.
  6. Name and describe the various types of epithelia, and indicate their chief function(s), and recognize examples of where they are found in the body.

Connective Tissues

  1. List the common characteristics of connective tissues.
  2. Name the structural elements of connective tissue.
  3. List the four classes of connective tissue.
  4. Describe the function(s), structure, and location(s) of all the types of loose connective tissue proper.
  5. Describe the function(s), structure, and location(s) of all the types of dense connective tissue proper.
  6. Describe the function(s), structure, and location(s) of all the types of cartilage.
  7. Describe the general function and structure of blood.
  8. Describe the structural and functional features of bone.
  9. Describe the structure of compact bone.

Muscle Tissue

  1. List and describe the characteristics of muscle tissue.
  2. Compare and contrast the three types of muscle tissue.
  3. Describe the functions and locations of the three types of muscle tissue.

Nervous Tissue

  1. Describe the general characteristics of nervous tissue.
  2. List the two functional cell types of nervous tissue.

Epithelial membranes

  1. Describe the structural and functional features and location(s) of each of the following: