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Tissues, Organs, and Body Systems

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epidermis
The outer layer of a root
connective tissue
An animal tissue that provides support for the body and connects all of its parts
muscular tissue
Types include skeletal, cardiac, and smooth and they allow for movement within and of the body
nervous tissue
Animal tissue that sending and receiving of signals throughout the organism to help it function and survive
dermal tissue
The outer protective covering of plants
vascular tissue
Plant tissue that transports water, minerals, and food throughout the plant
root
An underground organ in plants that absorbs water and minerals, stores food, and anchors the plant
cortex
Plant layer located under the epidermis which stores food and nutrients
epithelial tissue
Layered animal tissue that provides covering to organs
leaves
This plant organ allows the organism to carry out photosynthesis
ground tissue
This tissue is responsible for the storage of food and photosynthesis in plants
stem
Organ of the plant that supports the leaves and transports water through the plant
xylem
Stem part that moves water and minerals upward to every part of a plant
phloem
Stem part that transports glucose and nutrients produced by in the leaves using photosynthesis to other parts of the plant
stomata
Small pores or openings on a leaf through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move
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