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Neuro for Comm

Review Biology Concepts

What is tissue in the body? a collection of cells with similar structure and function
What are 5 examples of body tissue? epithelial tissue, vascular tissue, nerve tissue, connective tissue, and muscular tissue
What is epithelial tissue? Cells arranged in sheets/layers and cover the external surface of the body, forms inner linings of tubes or passages leading to the exterior; line internal cavities in the body
Where is epithelial tissue found? skin, mucous lining (sinouses), and nose
What is connective tissue? Tissues that connect or bind structures together and support the body
Where is connective tissue found? adipose or fat tissue below skin; tendons (connect muscle to bone); ligaments (connect bone to bone); cartilage (e.g. soft tissue forming external part of ear); bone
What is muscular tissue? Elongated cells with ability to contract and relax.
What is muscular tissue important for? body movements
Where is muscular tissue found? muscles
What is nervous tissue? Highly specialized cells that are elongated and can be excited to transmit info to neighboring nerve cells
Where is nervous tissue found? nerve cell bundles from neurons
What is vascular tissue? fluid tissues of the body
Where can vascular tissue be found? blood
How are organs in the body formed? when two or more tissues combine in such a way that they perform a common special function or goal
What are organ systems? 2 or more organs working towards particular functions
What's the skeletal systems particular function? movement
What's the muscular systems particular function? movement and strength of movement
What's the digestive systems particular function? food passage and process
What's the vascular systems particular function? blood circulation
What's the nervous systems particular function? controls all other systems through nerve pathways
What's the respiratory systems particular function? breathing
Which organ systems are important for speech, language, and hearing? the neurological, respiratory, phonatory, resonatory, articulatory, and auditory systems
What body parts does the phonatory system involve? diaphragm, tongue, throat, vocal cords, lungs, ears, and mouth
Created by: sshipman
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