Required reading: Wheaters Chapter 9
Optional reading: Bacha & Bacha Chapter 12
Leboffe Chapter 11
Largest organ of the body in weight and surface area
Varies in thickness and structure at different sites of the body
Review Questions for Test 1
1. Be able to recognize the following tissue types: bone marrow, fibrous connective tissue, adipose
tissue (brown and white), bone (compact and trabecular), cartilage, types of epithelium, muscle
(skeletal, cardiac and
PVS 3100 Histologic Structure & Function
What is it?
Microscopic anatomy study of normal cell and tissue structure
Why do it?
Structure follows function
tissues are structured to allow them to function a certain way
understanding of tissue str