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Cells and Tissues

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What are the four main types of tissues? Epithelial, Connective, Nervous, and Muscle
The study of tissues and how they function is what? Histology
A specialist that studies the organization of tissues is called what? Histologist
What are the types of connective tissues? Dense connective, Adipose, Loose connective, Liquid connective
What tissue contains cells that have the ability to contract and relax? Muscle Tissue
This tissue contains cells that have the ability to respond to stimuli and send impulses. Nerve Tissue
The study of diseases is called what? Pathology
An absence of an organ or tissue is called what? Aplasia
Pathology of Tissue Formation may occur when? (disorders of the tissues) May occur before birth or later in life.
An incomplete development of an organ or tissue is called what? Hypoplasia
A change in the structure of cells and where they are located is called what? Anaplasia
Dysplasia is abnormal what? Abnormal development of cells, tissues, or organs.
An enlargement of organs or tissues due to an increased number of cells is called what? Hyperplasia
An increase in the bulk of a body organ due to an increase of cells is called what? (NOT AN INCREASE OF SIZE) Hypertrophy
Which glands secrete substances into ducts that lead to organs or outside the body? Exocrine glands
Which glands produce hormones and do not have ducts? Endocrine glands
What are cells? Cells are the basic unit of structure and function of the body
What does a group of cells form? Tissues
When tissues join together, what do they from? They form organs
Created by: marie2002