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The study of tissues and how they are arranged in organs
histology or microscope anatomy
group of similar cells and cell products that arise from the same region of the embryo and work together to perform a specific structural or physiological role in an organs.
four primary tissues are
epithelial, connective, nervous, and musculal tissue
____ that surrounds the cell, and the relative amount of space occupied by cells versus matrix
characteristic of the matrix
matrix is composed of fibrous proteins and usually, a clear gel variously known as
ground substances, tissue fluid, extracellular fluid (ECF), interstitial fluid, or tissue gel
tissues composed of layers of closely spaced cells that cover organ surfaces, form glands, and serve for protection, secretion, and absorption
tissues with more matrix than cell volume, often specialized to support, bind together, and protect organs.
tissues containgin excitable cells specialized for rapid transmission of coded information to other cells
Tissue composed of elongated, excitable cells specialized for contraction
Epidermis, inner lining of digestive tract, liver and other glands are representative locations of...
epithelial tissue
Tendons and ligaments, cartilage and bone, and blood representative locations of ...
Connective tissue
Brains, spinal cord, nerves are representative locations of...
Nerves tissue
Skeletal muscles, heart, wall of viscera are representaive locations of...
Muscular tissues
the first tisues appears first, two, and soon three strata called ____________ _______ _______, which give rise to all of the body's mature tissues.
primary germ layers
The three layers are called...
ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm