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Unformatted text preview: 1 An Introduction to An Introduction to Animal Structure and Animal Structure and Function Function The cells of most animals interact at three levels of organization: tissues, organs, and organ systems Outline Outline 1. Key concepts 2. Organization of the animal body 3. Tissues types 4. Organ systems 5. Bioenergetics of Animals 6. Homeostasis 7. Key terms 8. Conclusions Key Concepts: Key Concepts: 1. The cells of most animals interact at three levels of organization: tissues, organs, and organ systems 2. Four types of tissues are seen in most animals: epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues 3. Each animal cells engages in metabolic activities 2 Key Concepts: Key Concepts: 4. Animals are heterotrophs that harvest chemical energy from the food they ingest. 5. Mechanisms of homeostasis moderate changes in the internal environment Organization of the animal Organization of the animal body body 1. Cells basic structural and functional units. 2. Tissue a group of cells, usually similar in both structure and function. They are bound together to carry out one or more specialized tasks. 3. Organ a body part. two or more tissue types that function together. 4. Organ systems two or more organs that work to perform a common function. Hierarchy of organization Hierarchy of organization 3 Tissue types Tissue types 1. Epithelial tissue - Protective coverings of the body, linings of internal organs....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2010 for the course BIO 49970 taught by Professor Chinnery during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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