Deutsch: Gewebe / Español: Tejido - Tejido / Français: Tissu - Tissu / Italiano: Tissue - Tissue

In the environmental context, "tissue" refers to a group of similar cells that perform a specific function. Tissues are found in many organisms, from plants to animals, and play important roles in their survival and function.

Here are some examples:

  1. Plant tissue: There are several types of plant tissues, including vascular tissue, ground tissue, and dermal tissue. Vascular tissue transports water and nutrients throughout the plant, while ground tissue provides structural support and stores nutrients. Dermal tissue protects the plant from physical damage and water loss.

  2. Animal tissue: There are four main types of animal tissue: epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissue. Epithelial tissue covers the body's surfaces and lines internal organs. Connective tissue supports and connects different parts of the body. Muscle tissue allows movement, and nervous tissue sends and receives signals from the brain and spinal cord.

Other terms that are similar to "tissue" in the environmental context include:

  1. Organ: This refers to a group of tissues that work together to perform a specific function, such as the heart or liver in animals, or the leaves or roots in plants.

  2. System: This refers to a group of organs or tissues that work together to perform a specific function, such as the circulatory system or the respiratory system in animals.

  3. Cell: This refers to the basic unit of life, which can exist as an individual organism (such as a bacterium) or as a part of a larger organism (such as a plant or animal).

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