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Running Head: ACE BIOLOGY MODULE 1:3 1 Human Body Organization Assignment (15 pts.) 1. What is a tissue? Tissue is an ensemble of similar cells and their extracellular matrix from the same origin that together carry out a specific function. 2. How many primary tissues are there in our human body? There are four primary types of tissue in the human body: epithelial, connective, muscle and nerve. 3. Organ systems in our human body work together to maintain what? Give a ONE WORD answer. Homeostasis. TISSUE TYPE STRUCTURE FUNCTION Epithelial Tissue Tightly packed continuous sheets Linings in different parts of the body and keep organs separate, in place and protected Connective Tissue Exists as delicate, paper-thin webs. strong, tough ligament cords and rigid, yet elastic, bones. And connective tissue exists as a fluid. Blood is a connective tissue. Hold internal organs together and give them shape, they support and connect other tissues. Protection is another major function of connective tissue, in the form of fibrous capsules and bones that protect delicate organs and, of course, the skeletal system. Specialized cells in connective tissue defend the body from microorganisms that enter the body. Transport of fluid, nutrients, waste, and chemical messengers is ensured by specialized fluid connective tissues, such as blood and lymph. Adipose cells store surplus energy in the form of
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Running Head: ACE BIOLOGY MODULE 1:3 2 fat and contribute to the thermal insulation of the body.
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