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Lecture 1

ANAT 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ground Substance, Elastic Fiber, Collagen


Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
Course Code
ANAT 101
Professor
Richard Oko
Lecture
1

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The Four Types of Basic Body Tissues
Epithelial, Connective, Muscular, Neural
Dr. Oko
Epithelial Tissue
Lines cavities
oEx. gut, stomach
Characteristics:
oCellularity (cell junctions) – protection against bacterial and other threats
oPolarity (apical and basal surfaces)
oAttachment
oAvascularity
oRegeneration
Function:
oProvide physical protection
oControl permeability
oProvide sensation – 5 senses
oProvide specialized secretions (glandular epithelium)
Exocrine glands
Uses ducts
endocrine glands
Release hormones into interstitial fluid and plasma; no ducts
Support and communication
oCell adhesion molecules (CAMs)
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