Function and Structure Of The Integumentary System

The integumentary system is the most recognizable organ in your entire body. It consists of your hair, nails, skin, sebaceous glands sweat glands, mammary glands, and more. Believe it or not, your skin is actually an organ. This makes it visible to the outside world and because of that, clinicians can determine a lot aboutContinue reading “Function and Structure Of The Integumentary System”

H.A. 101: Muscle Tissue

Everyone is always saying to get bigger muscles so you can lift more and be stronger. But, what is muscle tissue? All muscle tissue has the ability to relax and contract. This ability allows for movement of the body via attachment to things such as bones or tendons. Muscle tissue can be classified into threeContinue reading “H.A. 101: Muscle Tissue”

H.A. 101: Connective Tissue

Classification Of Connective Tissue Connective tissue is one of the major tissue groups and is the most abundant tissue in the entire body. Within the category of connective tissue, there are three main components. Connective tissue has specialized cells, extracellular protein fibers, and a matrix. The matrix of Connective tissue is the term used toContinue reading “H.A. 101: Connective Tissue”