Biology Tissue Hierarchy Quiz

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True or false: Tissue is considered an assembly of similar cells and their extracellular matrix from the same embryonic origin that together carry out a specific function.

True

True or false: Organs are formed by the functional grouping together of multiple tissues.

True

True or false: The English word 'tissue' derives from the French word 'tissu', the past participle of the verb tisser, 'to weave'.

True

True or false: Xavier Bichat is considered as the 'Father of Histology'.

True

True or false: In plant anatomy, tissues are categorized broadly into two tissue systems: the epidermis and the vascular tissue.

False

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Tissue Definition

  • A tissue is an assembly of similar cells and their extracellular matrix from the same embryonic origin that together carry out a specific function.

Organ Formation

  • Organs are formed by the functional grouping together of multiple tissues.

Etymology of "Tissue"

  • The English word "tissue" derives from the French word "tissu", the past participle of the verb "tisser", meaning "to weave".

Father of Histology

  • Xavier Bichat is considered the "Father of Histology".

Plant Anatomy

  • In plant anatomy, tissues are categorized broadly into two tissue systems.
  • The two tissue systems are not the epidermis and vascular tissue.

Test your knowledge of the hierarchy of biological organization from cells to organisms, with a focus on tissues and their functions within the body.

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