What is a Microbiota? Think of your body as its very own biosphere, with its very own species and communities of organisms vying for survival. A vast network of invisible entities work day and night to keep you alive and healthy! A good example is the fact that a multitude of bacteria live inside your […]

Consists of Cutaneous membrane Epidermis and Dermis Accessory structures Subcutaneous layer Functions of the skin Protection Excretion – sweat and sebum Temperature maintenance – sweating and shivering Nutrient storage – Vitamin D3 synthesis – from the sun Sensory detection – sensations from the outside world Integumentary System Components. Epidermis – composed of layers of keratinocytes […]

Figure 4.5 Date is 10-16-19 Columnar Epithelial – Pseudo stratified ciliated columnar epithelium , Location – Lining of nasal cavity, trachea, and bronchi, portions of the male reproductive tract. Function : protection and secretion. Stratified Columnar Epithelium (multiple layered column cells. Locations – Small areas of the pharynx, epiglottis, anus, mammary gland, salivary glad ducts […]