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An aggregate of cells in an organism that have similar structure and function
flat, scaly or platelike
heights are at least four times their width
one layer of cell
More than one cell layer
Structureless material secreted by the cell
Component of body tissue
Functions outside of the body's cells.
Made up mostly of collagen
Blood supply, heavily endowed with blood vessels and thus richly supplied with blood.
No blood supply
A body fluid outside cells
It makes up about 35-45%
Collagen protects and supports your soft tissues.
Stretchable connective tissue
Fiber elements that may be continuous with collagen fibers.
Direct cell division by simple cleavage of the nucleus, without spindle formation or the appearance of chromosomes
An abnormal new growth of tissue in animals or plants; a tumor
An abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or a tissue with consequent enlargement
decrease in size or wasting away of a body part or tissue; also : arrested development or loss of a part or organ incidental to the normal development or life of an animal or plant
Metastasis is the spread of cancer from its primary site to other places in the body
The removal of a sample of tissue for purposes of diagnosis.
non cancer causeing