Flashcards in Chapter 9- Cell Diversity Deck (16):
What are the four major tissue types in animals?
Epithelial-line body parts
Connective-hold body structures together
Muscular-move body parts
Nervous-respond to nerve messages
Four major tissue types in plants?
Meristematic-divide and produce new cells for growth
Dermal-protect outside of plant
Ground tissue-fill inside of plant
Vascular-carry water and nutrients
Structure of smooth muscle?
Long,slender cells made of muscle fibres
Role of smooth muscle?
Muscle can cause or prevent movement
Location of smooth muscle?
Walls of arteries
Structure of connective tissue?
Role of connective tissue?
Hold body structures together
Location of connective tissue?
Cartilage in nose
Cartilage in joints
Structure of dermal tissue?
Tightly packed together and often covered in wax
Role of dermal tissue?
Absorb water and minerals
Location of dermal tissue?
Outside of herbaceous plant
Structure of meristematic tissue?
Small with thin walls
Have no chloroplasts or vacuoles
Role of meristematic tissue?
Divide and produce cell types
Location of meristematic tissue?
Every where there is growth
What is tissue culture?
Growth of cells in a medium outside of an organism