Basic Histology “What are the tissues that make up human organs?” Model 1: There are 5 tissues from which all organs are constructed Tissue Type Basic Structure Function Examples Epithelial Tissue Cells are tightly packed and there is little extracellular material. Can be found in sheets (surface epithelia) or glands. Covers the surface of the body, lines body cavities, and provides protection. Absorption, secretion, and excretion. Connective Tissue Most of the tissue is extracellular matrix (fibers and/or minerals), few cells. Provides support to the body. Coordinates the activity between muscles and bones. Muscle Tissue Cells are long and stringy, usually contain more than on nucleus, capable of shortening (contracting) Movement… ..of the whole body ..of internal organs, blood, and some glands Nervous Tissue Many different cells types with irregular shapes. Contains neurons (nerve cells) and neuroglia (supporting cells) Communication between body parts.
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