Tissue Types & Major Body Systems

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epithelial tissue

Forms the covering of both internal and external surfaces (skin and lining cavities). Cells are joined by small amounts of cementing substances.

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connective tissue

supports and binds other body tissue and parts (bone and fat cells)

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muscular tissue

composed of fibers that are able to contract, causing movement of body parts and organs

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nervous tissue

conducts impulses that connect the brain and spinal cord with other parts of the body

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muscular system

makes movement possible

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skeletal system

provides protection, form, and shape for the body; store minerals and forms some blood cells

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cardiovascular system

delivers oxygen, nutrients, and vital substances throughout the body; transports cellular waste products to the lungs and kidneys for excretion

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lymphatic system

helps maintain the internal fluid environment; produces some types of blood cells; regulates immunity

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respiratory system

brings oxygen into the body and removes carbondioxide and some water waste

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digestive system

provides the body with water, nutrients and minerals;removes solid waste

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urinary system

filters blood to remove wastes of cellular metabolism; maintains the electrolyte and fluid balance

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reproductive system

facilitates procreation

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integumentary system

provides external covering for protection; regulates the body temperature and water content

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nervous system

coordinates the reception of stimuli; transmits messages to stimulate movement

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endocrine system

secretes hormones and helps regulate body activities

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ana-

upward excessive or again

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-plasia

development or formation of tissue