The Tissue Types of the Human Body

The Tissue Types of the Human Body

The human body is a complex structure. Yet, despite its complexity, it consists of only four tissue types; epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues. Each has their own unique characteristics and function.

Respond to the two topic Discussion Guidelines below:

1. Epithelial tissue is one of the four tissue types of the human body.

a. Describe the various functions of epithelial tissue. In your post, describe the multiple morphologies (shapes) and structures of epithelial tissue. Provide an example of an organ in the human body that has epithelial tissue.

b. What is the cause of acne vulgaris? If your teenage son had a case of acne vulgaris, what treatments would you recommend?

2. There are three types of muscle tissues; skeletal, smooth, and cardiac.

. What are the functions of each of these muscle types?

a. What are the similarities and differences between the structure and function of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle?

b. Provide examples of organs that contain smooth muscle, skeletal muscle, and cardiac muscle.

c. A 65-year-old man went to the local emergency room complaining of tightness in his chest, shortness of breath and heartburn. He is diagnosed with a myocardial infarction.

· What are the causes of a myocardial infarction?

· How does it affect heart tissue?

· Does the affected heart tissue recover? What is the long-term consequence?

What life style changes do you recommend to avoid a myocardial infarction

World Literature to 1660

Complete part one on the exam and the rest on separate sheets of paper

Part One: Fill-in-the-blank

The Iliad is set during

The name of the chief Olympian god is

The name of Achilles’ mother is

Another name for the Greeks is

Apollo is associated with

Oedipus is famous for solving the riddle of

Oedipus was born in

Creon consults the oracle at

Jocasta kills herself by

Oedipus’s real mother is

Part Two: Terminology 4 out of 4. Provide a definition and a detailed example from either Iliad or Oedipus

  1. In Medias Res
  2. Hamartia
  3. Exodus
  4. Epic

Part Three: Quotation. 4 out of 4. For each quote: 1. Identify work and author; 2. Discuss how the quote speaks to a theme in the work; 3. Discuss how the quote reflects the ancient world.

  1. “Therefore wait to see life’s ending ere thou count one mortal blest; Wait till free from pain and sorrow he has gained his final rest.”
  2. “do honour to my son, whose life is to be cut short so early. King Agamemnon has dishonoured him by taking his prize and keeping her.”
  3. “Sing, o goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans.”
  4. “In time you will know this well: For time, and time alone, will show the just man, though scoundrels are discovered in a day. ”

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