Flashcards in 2.6 Tissues, Organs & Organ Systems Deck (22):
What is a tissue?
Group of cells specialised to work together to carry out a particular function
(Animal tissue) What is squamous epithelium?
Single layer of flat cells
(Animal tissue) where is squamous epithelium found?
Alveoli in the lungs
(Animal tissue) what is ciliated epithelium?
Layer of cells covered in cilia
(Animal tissue) where is it found?
The trachea where cilia wafts mucous
(Animal tissue) what is muscle tissue made up of?
Bundles of muscle fibres
(Animal tissue) what are the 3 types of muscle tissue and where are they found?
Cardiac - heart
Smooth - stomach wall
(Animal tissue) what is cartilage and where is it generally found?
Found at the joints
(Animal tissue) what does cartilage shape and support?
The nose and windpipe
(Animal tissue) cartilage is formed when cells called chondroblasts do what?
Secrete an extra cellular matrix ( jelly like containing protein fibres) which they become trapped in side
(Plant tissue) why is the role of xylem tissue?
Support the plant
(Plant tissue) what does xylem contain?
Dead hollow xylem vessels
(Plant tissue) what is the function of phloem tissue?
Transport sugars around the plant
(Plant tissue) phloem tissue is arranged in what?
(Plant tissue) phloem tissue is made up of what?
Sieve tube elements
Some ordinary plant cells
(Plant tissue) each sieve cell and end walls with holes in them for what purpose? And what is their name?
So sap can move easily through
What is an organ?
Group of different tissues working together to perform a particular function
(Organs) what tissues work together in the lungs?
Squamous epithelium in the alveoli
Ciliates epithelium in the bronchi
Elastic connective tissue and vascular tissue in the blood vessels
(Organs) what tissues in leaves work together?
Palisade cells for photosynthesis
Epidermal tissue to prevent water loss
Xylem and phloem
What is an organ system?
group of organs working together to perform a particular function
(Organ systems) what is the respiratory system made up of?
All involved in breathing