Tissues Organs and Organ Systems

Cells are the basic building blocks of multicellular animals. When cells with the same characteristics or specializations are grouped together, they form a tissue. There are four basic types of tissues—epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous—but there are variations on each basic type. An organ is usually made up of several different tissue types (Figure 41.2).

An organ is composed of tissues.

Tissue type and function

An organ is composed of tissues.

Tissue type and function

Four Types Tissue

41.2 Four Types of Tissue All cells can be classified into one of four tissue types. An organ such as the stomach is made up of multiple tissue types.

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  • robert shepard
    What tissues are organs made of?
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  • frediana
    What is the function for the 4 main tissues?
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  • Richard
    What is the organ that has the four types of tissues?
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  • Petra
    WHICH TYPE OF TISSUE IS THE HEART COMPOSED OF?
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  • gordon
    What type of tissue is the scalp made up of?
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  • sharon
    What kind of connective tissue is in the stomach?
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    What are the 4 basic types of tissues?
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  • PIRKKO HAGMAN
    What tissue makes up the stomach?
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  • alicia
    What are the 4 types of tisseues?
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  • joonas
    Is an organ made up of one type of tissue or multiple?
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  • Taija
    What organs are made up of multiple types of tissues?
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  • teresa pagnotto
    What is the organs and tissues in the plasma membrane ?
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  • miikka
    Which organs function is similar to plasma membrane?
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  • lasse
    What tissues are in the stomach?
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