B2 Cells, Tissues and Organs

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Tissues
Aggregations of similar cells with similar structures and functions
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Organs
Aggregations of tissues performing specific physiological functions
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Organs are organised into..... that......
Organ systems that work together to form organisms
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Differentiation
When a cell changes so that it can carry out a particular function
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What can muscular tissue do?
Contract to bring about movement
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What can glandular tissue do?
Produce substances such as enzymes and hormones
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What can epithelial tissue do?
Covers some parts of the body
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What types of tissue are found in the stomach?
Muscular, glandular and epithelial
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What does muscular tissue do in the stomach?
Churns the contents
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What does glandular tissue do in the stomach?
Produces digestive juices
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What does epithelial tissue do in the stomach?
Covers outside and inside of stomach
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What is the digestive system an example of?
An organ system in which humans and other mammals exchange substances with the environment
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What organs are in the stomach?
Glands, stomach, liver, small and large intestines
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What do the glands in the digestive system do?
e.g. pancreas and salivary glands, produce digestive juices
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What happens in the stomach?
Digestion
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What does the liver do?
Produces bile, which is stored in gall bladder before being released into small intestine
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What happens in the small intestine?
Absorption of soluble food and digestion
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What happens in the large intestine?
Water is absorbed from undigested food, producing faeces
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Examples of plant organs
Stems, roots and leaves
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Examples of plant tissues
Epidermal, mesophyll, xylem and phloem
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What does epidermal tissue do?
Covers the plant
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What does mesophyll tissue do?
Carries out photosynthesis
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What does the xylem do?
Carries water around the plant
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What does the phloem do?
Transports glucose around the plant
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