11.1 Types of Tissues
Animal tissues can be categorized into four major types: epithelial, connective, muscular, and nervous tissues.
Epithelial tissues line body cavities and cover surfaces.
Connective tissues protect, support, and bind other tissues.
Muscular tissues make body parts move.
Nervous tissues coordinate the activities of the other tissues and body parts.
1. What is a "basement membrane" and what is its function? Answer2. What is the difference between connective tissue fibers and muscle fibers? Answer
11.3 Organ Systems Organs are grouped into organ systems, each of which has specialized functions.The skin contains various tissues and has accessory organs. It is sometimes called the integumentary system.
5. What organ systems are responsible for controlling most of the other body organ systems? Answer 6. Why is the skin considered an organ system? Answer