TISSUES OUTLINE
 
A. Background information
B. Types of
    1. Epithelial
        a. function
        b. special characteristics
             i. cellularity
            ii. specialized contacts
            iii. polarity (apical vs. basal surface)
            iv. basement membrane (basal lamina)
        c. Classification
             i. Arrangement (simple vs. stratified)
             ii. Shape
                 (I)squamous
                 (2) cuboidal
                 (3) columnar
                 (4) pseudostratified columnar
                 (5) transitional
                 (6) Glandular epithelium (exocrine vs. endocrine)
    2. Muscle
         a. appearance
         b. types of and location (skeletal vs. cardiac vs. smooth)
         c. nervous control (voluntary vs. involuntary)
         d. structure (muscle fibers, myofibrils)
    3. Nervous
         a. structure (neuron, cell body, dendrite, axon)
         b. CNS vs. PNS
    4. Connective
         a. background information
         b. ground substances
         c. basic groups
         d. compositions (cells, reticular vs. elastic fibers, matrix)
         e. Loose Connective tissue
             i. areolar tissue (fibroblasts, macrophages, mast cells)
             ii. adipose tissue
             iii. reticular tissue
             iv. dense connective tissue (regular vs. irregular)
        f Cartilage/gristle (hyaline, fibrous, elastic)
       g. Bone (compact vs. calcaneus)
       h. Dentine
        i. Blood and hematopoietics
        j. Lymphoid tissue
        k. Reticuloendothelial tissue (Kupffer, microglia, reticular cells, histiocytes)
    5. Membranes (cutaneous, mucous, serous)