Tissue--Histology and Integumentary System What are the four types of tissue in the body? What are three characteristics of Epithelial tissue? What are the two criteria used to identify epithelial tissue? What does simple mean? Squamous? Cuboidal? Columnar? What does stratified mean? What does Pseudostratified mean? Transitional? What is an endocrine gland and how does it secrete? What type of tissue is it made of? Exocrine glands are what type of tissue and how E and what do they secrete? What are the three types of exocrine glands? What is a tight intercellular junction? Where is one place it is located? What is a gap junction intercellular connection? Where is one place it located? Describe five characteristics or functions of connective tissue. Is adipose tissue loose or dense connective tissue? What does adipose mean? What type of tissue is blood? What is another name for it? What two parts does blood have? What type of tissue is bone? Is bone Dense or loose? What is the matrix made of? What type of tissue is cartilage? How is it different from other connective tissue? Is Cartilage Loose or dense? How many types? What are the three types of muscle tissue? Define and describe a serous membrane. Define and describe a mucous membrane. Define and describe a synovial membrane. What is another name for cutaneous membrane? Skin has what three layers? Describe each layer of skin. Which layer of skin is the true skin? What is the name of a sweat gland? An oil gland? What type of glands are they, exocrine or endocrine? What is the main function of skin, hair and nails? What is a decubitus ulcer? What is cancer? What are three differences between a benign and maglignant tumor? What are the three general types of cancer? Is acne caused by excess secretions from a sudoiferous or sebaceous gland?