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Anatomy

study of the structure and function of the human body (tissues, organs, systems)

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Physiology

study of the function and behaviour of the human body (respiration, circulation, digestion, excretion, etc.)

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Pathology

study of the nature, causes, and development of human diseases

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Main types of tissue (4)

1. Nerve
2. Epithelium
3. Muscle
4. Connective

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Relationship between cells, tissue, organs, and organ systems

The human body is made up of a variety of cells that specialize to form tissue, which become more complex organs, that work together to form organ systems

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Nerve tissue

- control and communicate
- brain

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Epithelium tissue

- secrete and protect
- line cavities, vessels, and organs

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Muscle (cardiac) tissue

- move and protect
- heart (cardiac)

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Connective tissue

- support and connect
- skin