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WCC Cell Tssue Term-

WCC Term 1 Cell and Tissue Terms

System TermsSystem Descrip
Cytology Study of cells
Cytoplasm material located within the cell membrane that is not part of the nucleus
Nucleus Structure within the cell that contains nucleoplasm, chromosomes, and the surrounding membrane
Nucleoplasm Material within the nucleus
Chromosomes Structures within the nucleus composed of DNA
Tissue group of specialized cells that are similar in structure and function
Epithelial Tissue Tissue that covers internal and external body surfaces
Epithelium cellular covering that forms the outer layer of the skin and covers the external surfaces of the body
Endothelium cellular covering that forms the lining of the internal organs including the blood vessels
Mesothelium Cellular covering the forms the lining of serous membranes like the peritoneum (serous membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity )
Aplasia Lack of development of an organ/tissue/cell
Hypoplasia incomplete or less than normal development of an organ/tissue/cell
Hyperplasia abnormal increase in the # of cells in normal arrangement in an organ/tissue/cell
Dysplasia abnormal growth or development of an organ/tissue/cell
Anaplasia change in the structure of cells and their orientation to each other
Neoplasia abnormal new growth of tissue in which mulitplication of cells in uncontrolled, more rapid then normal and progressive
Created by: wccvettech