Biology - Tissues, organs and organ systems.

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What is a tissue?
A group of specialised cells that have similar structure and function.
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Name three tissues?
Muscular, gladular and epithelial.
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What is the function of the muscular tissue?
It contracts, briging movement.
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What is the fuction of the glandular tissue?
Produces enzymes such as enzymes and hormones.
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What is the function of the epithelial tissue?
Covers some parts of teh body.
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What is an organ system?
Groups of organs that carry out a particular function.
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What is an example of an organ system?
The digestive system.
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Nam he five parts of teh digestive system.
Pancreas/salivary glands, stomach,, liver, small intestineand large intestine.
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What is the function of the pancreas/salivary glands?
Produce digestive juices.
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What is the function of the stomach?
Digests food.
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What is the function of the liver?
Produces bile.
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What is the function of the small intestine?
Digest and absorb soluble food.
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What is the function of the large intestine?
Absorbs water from undigeste food.
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Name the three tissues in plants?
Epidermal tissue, mesophyll and xylem/phelem.
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What is the function of the epidermal tissue?
Covers the plant.
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What is the function of the mesophyll?
Carries out photosyntehsis.
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What is the function of the xylem/phelem?
Transports substances around the plant.
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What are three examples of organs in plants?
Roots, stems, and leaves.
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What have leaves adapted to do?
Absorb sunlight for photosynthesis.
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What are five adaptations eaves have?
Chlorophyll, large surface area, thin, network of veins and stomata.
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What is the purpose of the chlrophyll?
Absorbs sunlight.
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What is the purpose of them having a large surface area?
Absorbs more light.
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What is the purpose of them being thin?
Lets carbon dioxide diffuse into the leaf.
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What is the purpose of the network of veins?
Support leaf and transport water and carbohydrates.
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What is the purpose of the stomata?
Lets carbon dioxide diffuse into the leaf.
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What is the fuction of the glandular tissue?

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