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.

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

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

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