Chapter 33 - - groups of organs working together to carry...

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5/7/09 Levels of Organization - group of similar cells that usually has a common embryonic origin and function together to carry out specialized activities - tissues working together to carry out specialized functions - groups of organs working together to carry out specialized functions - associated with basic life functions
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5/7/09 Basic Life Functions
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5/7/09 Histology = study of tissues 4 Primary Tissue Types 1) Epithelial Tissue - covers exposed body surfaces; lines internal passageways and chambers; produces secretions 1) Connective Tissue - structural support; stores energy 1) Muscle Tissue - contracts for movement 1) Neural Tissue - conducts electrical impulses; carries information; detects changes and responds
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5/7/09 Epithelia § Cellularity § Specialized Contacts - membrane junctions § Polarity and surface specializations - apical/basal; cilia, microvilli § Avascularity/Innervation § Basement membrane - proteins § Regeneration - protection, absorption, filtration, excretion, secretion, sensory reception
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