Flashcards in Histology Deck (11):
What is the study of tissues?
A group of cells that act together to perform specific functions.
What are the four fundamental tissues?
What cells cover, line, and protect the body and its internal organs?
What is the framework of the body which also provides support and structure for the organs?
What is composed of neurons and connective tissue cells that are referred to as neuroglia?
The ability to contract or shorten.
Are skeletal muscles voluntary or involuntary?
Are Smooth muscle and cardiac muscle tissue voluntary or involuntary?
What is the basic unit of life and the building block of tissues and organs?