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Name the 6 levels of organization for the human body
Chemical, Cell, Tissue, Organ, Organ System, Organism
Explain the Chemical Level
involves interactions between atoms, which are tiny building blocks of matter. Atoms can combine to form molecules such as water, sugar, fats and protiens.. The function of a molecule is related intimately to its structure.
What is a cell
the basic unit of all living things.
Explain the Cell Level
Molecules can combine to form organelles which are small structures that make up cells.
Explain the Tissue Level
A tissue is a group of similar cells and the materials surrounding them.
Name the four basic types of tissues
epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous
Explain the Organ Level
is composed of two or more tissue types that perform one or more common functions. (urinary Bladder)
Explain the Organ System Level
an organ system is a group of organs that have a common function or set of functions and are therefore viewed as a unit. (Urinary System)
Explain the Organism
is any living thing considered as a whole, wheather composed of one cell such as a bacterium or of trillions of cells such as a human.
organelle
structure within a cell that preforms one ot more specific functions
tissue
a group of similar cells and the materials surrounding them.
organ
two or more tissue types that perform one or more common functions
organ system
group of organs classified as a unit because of a common set of functions.