Textbook chapters (only one of the following books is necessary, the information covered in the concept questions is
found in each of the books).

•        Chapter 4:  Anatomy and Physiology  by OpenStax College
•        Chapter 4:  Visual Anatomy and Physiology by Martini and Ober
•        Chapter 5:  Hole’s Anatomy and Physiology by Shier, Butler, and Lewis

General Histology Websites:
University of Michigan Medical School
Tufts University
University of Kansas Medical Center

1.        Describe the functions and structural characteristics of epithelial tissue.

          
Concept Storyline:  Epithelial Tissue

2.        Describe the functions and structural characteristics of connective tissue.

          
Concept Storyline:  Connective Tissue

3.        Describe the functions and structural characteristics of muscle tissue.

          
Concept Storyline:  Muscle Tissue

4.        Describe the functions and structural characteristics of neural tissue.

           
Concept Storyline:  Neural Tissue

5.        Know the structure, location, and microscopic appearance of each of the following types of epithelial tissue:  
simple squamous, stratified squamous, simple cuboidal, stratified cuboidal, simple columnar, stratified columnar,
pseudostratified, and transitional.

           
Concept Storyline:  Epithelial Micrographs

6.        Describe the main types of intercellular attachments.

            
Concept Storyline:  Junctions

7.        Compare and contrast the location and function of endocrine glands versus exocrine glands, and their
relationship to merocrine, apocrine, and holocrine secretions.

            
Concept Storyline:  Glands

8.        Know the structure, location, and microscopic appearance of each of the following types of connective tissue:
areolar, adipose, reticular, dense regular, dense irregular, elastic, blood, bone, hyaline cartilage, elastic cartilage, and
fibrous cartilage.

             
Concept Storyline:  Connective Tissue Micrographs

9.        Describe the structure, location, and function of each of the following membranes:  mucous, serous, cutaneous,
and synovial.

             
Concept Storyline:  Membrane Tissues

10.        Describe the structure, location, microscopic appearance, and function of each of the three main muscle types.

              
Concept Storyline:  Muscle Micrographs

11.        Compare and contrast the structure, location, microscopic appearance, and function of neurons versus
neuroglia.

              
Concept Storyline:  Neural Micrograph
Michelle Murphy, M.S., M.Ed.
Lake Region State College