Unformatted text preview: Organs are made of tissues, which are made from cells, and they in turn make up a system. Each type of organ and system fulfill a specific function, depending on where they are in the body. Your skin is one organ, the largest actually; as is the heart, the most critical in this writer’s opinion; as are the stomach and kidneys and lungs and many other parts of the body. The most complex organization is all of these cells formed into tissues forming organs completing systems all working together as one human being – the body. It’s amazing to me to learn that the simple little cells that help form the hangnail on my finger tip are just as simple in structure as the cells that form my heart which keeps my body alive. Thinking about the body as being comprised of little microscopic cells that all somehow fulfill their own function of life is a very complex organization indeed....
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- Spring '10
- Writer, Connective tissues bind