Organs are usually made up of multiple tissues main

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Unformatted text preview: e up of similar cell types. Organs are usually made up of multiple tissues. • Main categories of tissues: • Epithelial: Tissues that surround the outside of the body and line internal cavities. Includes skin, glands, mucous membranes. • Connective: Cells are arranged in a matrix of secreted material. Includes bone, cartilage, blood. • Muscle tissue: Cells contain specialized contractile fibers. Includes striated (voluntary) muscle, smooth (involuntary) muscle, cardiac muscle. Common misconceptions: • As they study animal systems, students sometimes have an underlying belief that animals can “choose” to carry out various physiological functions, and may make statements such as,...
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This document was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course BIOLOGY 103 at Western Oregon University.

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