Tissue Level of Organisation
Acinus – Cells arranged into a circular secretory unit
Adipocyte – Large cell (up to 200 microns) with only a thin film of cytoplasm due to the presence of a large fat droplet.
Adipose tissue – A group of adipocytes.
Bone – Specialized connective tissue with a mineralized (hydroxyapatite) matrix.
Collagen – A triple helix protein which allows for great tensile strength.
Goblet cell – special mucus secreting columnar epithelial cell located in the respiratory tract and intestine.
Lacunae – A cavity or depression especially in the bone
Mast cells – Cells filled with basophilic granules found in numbers in connective tissue and releases histamine and other substances during inflammatory and allergic reactions.
Macrophages – Immune cells derived from monocytes; engaged in phagocytosis of microbes and debris.