Levels of Organisation in the Body 1. Cells Are the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms.

2. Tissues Groups of cells that have a similar structure and perform specific functions/function. Four basic types: 1. Epithelial tissues – covering tissues e.g. skin, lung, bladder, stomach

2. Connective tissues – supporting tissues e.g. bone, cartilage, tendons.

E. endocrine. . heart. spleen.g. heart. E. nervous. System A number of organs working together to perform one major function. 4. skeletal muscle – smooth and striated. bladder. ovary 4. liver. Nerve tissues – concerned with transmission of electrical impulses. 3.g. brain.g. circulatory. respiratory. Muscle tissues – concerned with movement e. Organ A structure made up of several different tissues that perform a function/functions.3.

movement. growth.5. response) . What are they? (excretion. Organisms are independent living things that show al the characteristics of living things. Organisms Systems come together to form organisms. reproduction.

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