Anatomy Tissue Response
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What mechanisms assist in protection against invading organisms?
mexisting skin layer, secretion of mucus, & tears
What is inflammation?
when tissue is injured, the damaged cells release inflammatory chemicals that signal the blood vessels to bring more blood.
What tissues regenerate readily?
- areolar connective tissue (fat tissue)
- dense irregular connective tissue (fascia)
- blood forming tissue
What tissues regenerates moderately?
smooth muscle & dense regular tissue (tendons)
What tissues regenerate poorly?
skeletal muscle & cartilage
What tissues do not regenerate at all?
cardiac muscle & nervous tissue
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