Tissue

From The School of Biomedical Sciences Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

A tissue is a cluster of cells that all have the same function but can be made up of different types of cell, a tissue is then usually part of an organ.

There are four main categories of tissues; epithelial, muscle, nerve and connective tissue. With connective tissue including blood, cartilage, bone, ligaments and tendons [1].

References

  1. The Concise Human Body Book, S.Parker, 2009 Dorling Kingsley, London, p36-7
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Toolbox