Tissues and systems A+P ch.4 lecture 2 (muscle tissue (skeletal (striated…
Tissues and systems A+P ch.4 lecture 2
helps us move
attached to bones, causes movement by contracting and relaxing
found in walls of heart, involuntary
Forms walls of hallow organs(involuntary muscles)
acts as rapid messenger system for body
conduction of information
dendrites-branch-like formation on neurons that receive sensory information
axon-trunk-shaped structure that transports information away from cell body
function to support and connect neurons in place
cover brain and spinal cord called meninges
inflammation of meninges, caused by bacteria or virus
spread by via droplets from sneezing and coughing.
vaccine available for prevention, doesn't protect all pathogens causing meningitis
blood sugar and tissue damage
diabetes can cause damage to body tissues.
glucose can't be moved inside body cells, cells must burn fats and protein in the body for energy, tissues start to break down as body uses up protein.