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Med term ch 2 tissue

Chapter 2 tissues

Histology study of tissue
Histologist specialist in the study of cells and microscopic tissue
Epithelial tissue forms a protective covering over all the internal and external surfaces of the body
Epithelium forms the empidermis of the skin and surface layer of mucous membranes
Endothelium lines the blood and lymph vessels, body cavities, glands, and organs
Connective tissue supports and connects organs and other body tissue
Dense Connective Tissue bone, cartilage, almost the hardest tissue in the body; several tissues make up a bone
Adipose Tissue fat; provides protection, insulation, and support; acts as a nutrient reserve
Muscle Tissue contains cell material with the specialized ability to relax and contract
Skeletal muscle attached to the bones
Smooth muscle lines the walls on internal organs
Cardiac muscle surrounding the heard
Nerve Tissue contains cell material that reacts to stimuli and conducts electrical impulses
Skeletal system supports and shapes the body; protects internal organs
Muscular system holds the body erect; makes movement possible; moves body fluid and generates heart
Cardiovascular system pumps blood that carries oxygen and nutrients throughout the body; carries liquid waste to the lungs and kidneys
Lymphatic and Immune systems protects the body from substance; brings oxygen and nutrients to cells; removes wate from the cells
Respiratory system brings oxygen into the body for transportation to the cells; removes carbon dioxide and some water waste from the body
Digestive system digests ingested food so it can be absorbed into the bloodstream; eliminates solid waste
Urinary system filters blood to remove waste; maintains the electrolyte and fluid balance within the body
Integumentary system protects the body against invasion by bacteria; regulates the body tempurature and water content
Reproductive system produces new life
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