B2 - Cell Organisation

  • Differentiation
  • Tissues
  • Organ systems
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What is differentiation?
The process by which specialised cells are made for a particular job. This occurs during the development of multicellular organisms.
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What are tissues?
Tissues are a group of similar cells tat work together to carry out a particular function.
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Name three examples of tissues.
Muscular tissue, which contracts to move whatever its attached to. Glandular tissue, which makes and secretes chemicals like hormones and enzymes. Epithelial tissue, which covers some parts of the body e.g. the inside of the gut.
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How do organs work?
An organ is made of different tissues that work together to perform a certain function e.g. muscular tissue moves in the stomach wall to churn up food.
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What are organ systems?
A series of organs that work together to perform a particular function e.g. the digestive system breaks down food using the stomach, the liver, the small intestine, the large intestine and the pancreas.
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Name three examples of tissues.

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How do organs work?

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