Biology: Cells, Tissues, and Organs

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What is the historical origin of the English word 'tissue'?

Derived from the French word 'tisser'

Who is considered as the 'Father of Histology'?

Xavier Bichat

What are the three broad tissue systems in plant anatomy?

Epidermis, Ground tissue, Vascular tissue

What is the name of the study of tissues in connection with disease?

Histopathology

Which tool has enhanced the detail that can be observed in tissues?

Electron microscope

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Historical Origin of "Tissue"

  • The English word "tissue" has its origin in Old French "tissu", meaning "cloth" or "fabric", which was later adopted into Middle English.

Father of Histology

  • Marcello Malpighi is considered the "Father of Histology" for his pioneering work in the field of microscopy and histology.

Plant Anatomy

  • The three broad tissue systems in plant anatomy are:
    • Dermal tissue system
    • Ground tissue system
    • Vascular tissue system

Study of Tissues in Connection with Disease

  • The study of tissues in connection with disease is known as Pathology.

Enhanced Observation of Tissues

  • The invention of the Electron Microscope has greatly enhanced the detail that can be observed in tissues.

Test your knowledge of biological organization levels, from cells to tissues to organs. Understand the functions and compositions of tissues and their role in forming organs. Explore the hierarchy of biological organisms.

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