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Body Tissues - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Examine the basic organization of living organisms before focusing on epithelial tissues and the specialized cell types making up human skin. You'll also learn how these tissues protect our internal organs and prevent fluid loss with lessons on the following topics:
- Organizational levels of multicellular organisms
- Function and components of human skin
- Structure of epithelial tissue
|Multicellular Organisms, Tissues, and Epithelium||Study the organization of multicellular organisms into cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems. Take a closer look at the function and structure of epithelial tissue.|
|Human Skin: Layers, Function & Structure||Explore layers of the epidermis, types of skin cells, and the components of the dermis and subcutis.|
|What Is Epithelial Tissue? - Function, Types, & Structure||Discover the columnar, cubiodal, and squamous cells making up epithelial tissues. Examine their arrangement into simple, stratified, pseudostratified columnar, and transitional epithelial tissue structures.|
1. Multicellular Organisms, Tissues and Epithelium
In this lesson on multicellular organisms, you'll take a look at what it actually means to be multicellular and how cells are organized into tissues, organs, and organ systems. This lesson also covers one of the four main tissue types: epithelial tissue.
2. Human Skin: Layers, Function & Structure
This lesson will cover the three main layers of your skin, which includes the epidermis, dermis, and subcutis. In addition, we'll learn about other skin cells and tissue, such as adipose tissue, keratinocytes, melanocytes, and Merkel's cells.
3. What Is Epithelial Tissue? - Function, Types & Structure
This lesson will cover the different shapes and structures of epithelial tissue, including simple, columnar, cuboidal, stratified, transitional, squamous, and pseudostratified columnar epithelium.
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