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Epithelial cells are anchored to underlying tissue by the lamina propria. True or false? You will be able to easily answer this question after watching our video about epithelial tissue.

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Your lecturer is Professor Geoff Meyer. He is currently teaching at the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia (UWA). As an leading anatomy and histology expert he is also coordinator of the Federative International Program for Anatomical Terminologies (FIPAT) of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA). Aside from medical research on the ovarian function, steroidogenesis, corpus luteum, angiogenesis and microcirculation Geoff Meyer’s research activities focus on developing innovative, computer-aided learning and teaching tools. Being such innovative, Geoff Meyer has received a number of awards for his work, including the Australian University Teaching Award.

The video “Epithelial Tissue” is the first part of the lecture “Connective Tissue: Epithelium” of the online medical course “Types of Tissues”. It gives you a perfect overview of the entire lecture and furthermore summarizes the main functions and three major characteristics of epithelia.

You will learn more about:

• Structure and functions of epithelial tissue:
– Covering of body surfaces, body cavities and tubes
– Formation of secretory tissues (glands and their ducts)
– Being receptors (hearing, tasting, smelling, seeing)
• Three major characteristics of epithelial tissue

Now it’s your turn! Watch the video and find out the correct answer to the following question?

Epithelial cells are anchored to underlying tissue by the lamina propria. True or false?

A. True
B. False

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Copyright:

Diagrams used in this presentation were taken from:
Concise Histology by  Leslie P. Gartner and James L. Hiatt (July 2010) Elsevier
Histology and Cell Biology, An introduction to Pathology by Albert L. Kierszenbaum and Laura L. Tres (2012) Elsevier
Histological images used in this presentation were taken from:
Meyer’s Histology: