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Animal Tissues

View each of the slides on display (listed below). Your notebook should contain a drawing of each so that it can be used to identify slides on a quiz. The lecture notes for this topic contain information about the structure and function of each tissue type.

Epithelial Tissue

Squamous
  1. Squamous Epithelium - Frog Skin Flat Mount
  2. Simple Squamous Epithelium
  3. Stratified Squamous Epithelium, Human sec. X 100

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Cuboidal

Simple Cuboidal Epithelium

Columnar

Small Intestine (Jejunum) X 200

Pseudostratified

Pseudostratified Ciliated Columnar Epithelium

Ciliated

Ciliated Epithelium, Trachea X 400

Connective Tissue

Adipose

Adipose Tissue Human sec X 200

Loose Connective Tissue
  1. Areolar (loose) connective tissue X 200
  2. Areolar (loose) connective tissue X 100

Dense Connective Tissue

White Fibrous Connective Tissue X 200

Cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage X 200

Bone
  1. Bone, dry ground human c.s. X 100
  2. Bone, dry ground human X 400

Blood
  1. Human Blood, Wright Stain X 1000
  2. Human Blood, Wright X 400

Muscle Tissue

Skeletal
  1. Skeletal Muscle Teased X 200
  2. Skeletal Muscle c.s. & l.s. X 200

Cardiac
  1. Cardiac Muscle X 200
  2. Heart Muscle Showing Intercalated Disks X 200

Smooth
  1. Smooth Muscle, Human X 200
  2. Smooth Muscle thin sec. X 200

Nervous Tissue

Motor Neuron X 200