Tissues and Tattoos

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Tissues to tattoos Amanda Quade The reason that some parts of our bodies have simple squamous epithelium is that it is used as a filtration device in our body. The kidneys have simple squamous epithelium and so do our lungs. (Thompson, 2013) The reason that some parts of our bodies have stratified squamous epithelium is that it is water resistant. It serves as a protectant. In one area of the body, it is used to line the esophagus to protect it from stomach acid. (Thompson, 2013) • Cutaneous membrane: This is the body's largest membrane the skin. It consists of a layer of epithelium resting on a layer of connective tissue. (Thompson, 2013) • Serous membrane: composed of three simple squamous epithelium resting on a thin layer of areolar connective tissue, serous membranes line some of the closed body cavities and also cover most of the organs in those cavities. (Thompson, 2013) • Connective membrane: some joints are lined by membranes made of connective tissue (Thompson, 2013) • Mucus membrane: Lines the body’s surfaces that are opened to the exterior. Examples would be the respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive tracts.(Thompson, 2013) Without mucus membranes, we would be introduced to a lot of outside contaminants. We would have a lot harder time breathing without mucus. We would also be more prone to infection in our urinary tract and other areas of our bodies. Tissue repair is a four step process. The first step consists of the broken blood vessels bleeding into the wound. The second step is when the blood clot forms to make a barrier to the outside world. Your white blood cells go to work under the scab to get rid of bacteria and cellular debris. The third step is when the healthy tissues around the wound send blood, and other nutrients to the damaged area to help to form the new tissue. The fourth step is when the surface around

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