Major Tissue Types

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A concept map of the major types of tissues.

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Major Tissue Types
1 Muscular Tissue
1.1 Skeletal Muscle (Location: Skeletal muscles. Cell type: Skeletal muscle fibers)
1.2 Cardiac Muscle (Location: walls of the heart. Cell type: cardiac muscle cells)
1.3 Smooth Muscle (Location: intestinal walls. Cell type: smooth muscle cells)
2 Nervous Tissue (Location: the brain. Cell type: neurons)
3 Epithelial Tissue
3.1 Simple Squamous Epithelium (Location: Alveoli of lungs. Cell type: squamous epithelial cells)
3.2 Simple Cuboidal Epithelium (Location: kidney tubules. Cell type: cuboidal epithelial cells)
3.3 Simple Columnar Epithelium (Location: gallbladder. Cell type: columnar epithelial cells)
3.4 Ciliated Pseudostratified Columnar Epithelium (Location: trachea. Cell type: columnar epithelial cells)
3.5 Non-ciliated Pseudostratified Columnar Epithelium (Location: male urethra. Cell type: columnar epithelial cells)
3.6 Keratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium (Location: epidermis. Cell type: squamous epithelial cells)
3.7 Non-Keratinized Stratified Squamous Epithelium (Location: esophagus. Cell type: squamous epithelial cells)
3.8 Stratified Cuboidal Epithelium (Location: sweat gland. Cell type: cuboidal epithelial cells)
3.9 Stratified Columnar Epithelium (Location: uterine gland. Cell type: columnar epithelial cells)
3.10 Transitional Epithelium (Location: urinary gland. Cell type: transitional epithelial cells)
4 Connective Tissue
4.1 Mesenchyme (Location: embryo. Cell type: mesenchymal cells)
4.2 Areolar Tissue (Location: below the skin and surrounding organs. Cell type: fibroblasts)
4.3 Adipose Tissue (Location: within abdomen. Cell type: adipocytes)
4.4 Reticular Tissue (Location: bone marrow. Cell type fibroblasts)
4.5 Dense Regular Tissue (Location: tendons. Cell type: fibroblasts)
4.6 Dense Irregular Tissue (Location: dermis of the skin. Cell type: fibroblasts)
4.7 Elastic Tissue (Location: walls of large arteries. Cell type: fibroblasts)
4.8 Hyaline Cartilage (Location: nasal septum. Cell type: chondrocytes)
4.9 Fibrocartilage (Location: intervertebral discs. Cell types: chondrocytes)
4.10 Elastic Cartilage (Location: external ear. Cell type: chondrocytes)
4.11 Blood (Location: within blood vessels. Cell type: erythrocytes)
4.12 Bone (Location: bones. Cell type:osteocytes)
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