Histology: Epithelial Tissue Lecture

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What is the name of the group of organs that carries out a basic function of the organism?

Organ systems

Which field of study involves the microscopic study of diseased tissue?

Histopathology

Who are the trained scientists who perform the preparation of histological sections?

Histotechnicians

What is essential for accurate diagnosis of cancer and other diseases?

Histopathological examination

What is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissue of plants and animals called?

Histology

Which level of organization is composed of cells that are in part made up of organelles?

Tissue

What is the basic function of the integumentary system, skeletal system, and muscular system?

Protection, support, and movement

What defines an organ and how many tissue types are involved?

Composed of two or more tissue types

Which group of organs make up the urinary system?

Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra

What is the composition of an organ system?

Organs working together

Study Notes

Organ Systems

  • A group of organs that carries out a basic function of the organism is called an organ system.

Histology

  • The study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals is called histology.
  • Histological sections are prepared by trained scientists called histotechnologists.
  • The microscopic study of diseased tissue is a field of study known as histopathology.

Organ Composition

  • An organ is defined by the presence of two or more tissue types.
  • The composition of an organ system includes multiple organs working together to perform a specific function.

Organ Systems and Their Functions

  • The integumentary system, skeletal system, and muscular system work together to provide support and protection for the body.
  • The urinary system is composed of organs such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.

Importance of Histology

  • Accurate diagnosis of cancer and other diseases relies on the study of histology.

Test your knowledge on the histology of epithelial tissue with this quiz based on the 1st lecture by Dr. Aqeel Ismael from the Medical Microbiology Department at the Faculty of Science and Health. Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues in plants and animals, essential for biology and medicine.

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