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Organization of Structures
cells..tissues..organs...organ system..organism
cells
smallest level in body, the reproduce by making new cells..
cytology
study of cells
tissue
group og identical cells working together, 4 types
Epeihelial Tissue
covers body and lines the body
Connective tissue
protects and supports (bones and ligaments)
Nervous tissue
neurons
Muscle Tissue
3 types...myovardium, leiomyo, and rhabdomyo
myovardium
heart muscle....unvoluntary
leiomyo
smooth muscle (lines the veins)...unvoluntary
Rhabdomyo
skeletal muscle...voluntary
Organs
structure made out of more than one tissue type
Organ systems
various organs performing one function
Body Cavities
Dorsal and the Ventral Cavity
Dorsal Cavitity
mostly nervous tissue in there....2 types, carnial and spinal
Ventral Cavity
contains the Viscera...2 sub cavitys, Thoracic cavity and Abdominopelvic cavity
Thoracuc cavity
skeletal muscle, 3 sub cavities...plural, mesiastinum, pericardism
Plural cavity
two lungs
Mediastimum cavity
in between heart and lungs
Pericardism Cavity
around the heart
Viscera
coverd by serous membraine, 3 types..pleura, pericardium, peritoneum
serous
double membrain around organs
pleura
lungs viscera
pericardium
around the heart viscera
peritoneum
around the abnominal regions viscera