Lecture 5 - Tissues - Specialized Connective Tissue •...

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Organization of the Human Body tissues, organs & organ systems
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Organization of the Human Body Organizational hierarchy: Cells Tissues Organs Organ Systems
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Tissues Groups of similar cells that act in concert to perform a particular function Four major types of tissue: Epithelial tissue Connective tissue Muscle tissue Nervous tissue
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Epithelial Tissue Functions
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Epithelial Tissue Structure Composed of one or more layers of epithelial cells Three cell shapes
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Glandular Epithelia Glands
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Exocrine Glands
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Endocrine Glands
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Cell Junctions Cell-cell junctions Cell-matrix junctions
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Connective Tissue Diverse structures and functions Composed of cells scattered in an extracellular matrix
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Extracellular Matrix Consists of protein fibers in a ground substance
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Types of Connective Tissue Loose connective tissue Dense connective tissue Specialized connective tissue
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Loose Connective Tissue
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Unformatted text preview: Specialized Connective Tissue • Cartilage • Adipose • Bone • Blood Muscle Tissue • Three types of muscle 1. Skeletal muscle 2. Cardiac muscle 3. Smooth muscle Nervous Tissue • Composed of two types of cells: 1. Neurons (nerve cells) 2. Glial cells Nucleus Organs • Formed from at least two tissue types that function together • Most organs are housed in body cavities Tissue Membranes • Line body cavities and organ surfaces Tissue Membranes • Mucous membranes • Serous membranes • Synovial membranes • Cutaneous membranes Organ Systems • Two or more organs that work together for a common function The Integumentary System • Composed of the skin and its derivatives Skin has Two Layers • Epidermis • Dermis • Hypodermis Skin Derivatives • Hair • Nails • Glands...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course BIO 309D taught by Professor Jessicawandelt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture 5 - Tissues - Specialized Connective Tissue •...

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