PreLab5 - a Tissue Type b Distinguishing Characteristic c...

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BIOLOGY 11 – PRE-LAB EXERCISE Name: 5 Human Body Tissues 1. Refer to Figure 5.1 in the Lab Manual and the accompanying photomicrographs (photos taken with a microscope) of a variety of human tissues. List and describe the four steps needed to process a piece of body tissue to make a prepared slide such as one of these. How is the photomicrograph of the blood cells different from the other pictures in Figure 5.1 ? (Hint: Refer back to Figure 2.3 in Lab 2.) 2. a) Name each of the four major (primary) types of tissues in the human body; b) describe the distinguishing characteristic for each of these four tissue types; c) give an example (subtype) of each of these four tissue types.
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Unformatted text preview: a) Tissue Type b) Distinguishing Characteristic c) Example 1. 2. 3. 4. 3. What type and subtype of human tissue are sometimes ciliated? Where are these ciliated tissues found in the human body? What is the function of the cilia in these tissues? What energy source is used to fuel the “molecular engines” that power the cilia to move? 4. Distinguish between “tissue” and “organ”. 5. Refer to Figure 5.17 in the Lab Manual and the accompanying description of human skin. The epidermis is mostly composed of which primary tissue type? The dermis is mostly composed of which primary tissue type?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course BIOL 11 taught by Professor Heyer during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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