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Flashcards in Histology Deck (11):
1

What is the study of tissues?

Histology

2

A group of cells that act together to perform specific functions.

A tissue

3

What are the four fundamental tissues?

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

4

What cells cover, line, and protect the body and its internal organs?

Epithelial cells

5

What is the framework of the body which also provides support and structure for the organs?

Connective tissue

6

What is composed of neurons and connective tissue cells that are referred to as neuroglia?

Nerve Tissue

7

The ability to contract or shorten.

Muscle tissue

8

Are skeletal muscles voluntary or involuntary?

Voluntary

9

Are Smooth muscle and cardiac muscle tissue voluntary or involuntary?

Involuntary

10

What is the basic unit of life and the building block of tissues and organs?

A cell

11

What regulates all chemical reactions within the body?

Enzymes.