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Define tissues and state why there is a need for tissues in multicellular organisms?
The word "tissue" derives from the French word "tissu", which means something that is "woven".
Tissues are groups of cells that have a similar structure that acts together to perform a specific function.
In multicellular organisms, tissues are needed because it groups together and forms the necessary organs to perform a particular function at a definite place in the body.
There are 'four' different types of tissues found in animal:
1. Connective Tissue
2. Muscle Tissue
3. Nervous Tissue, and
4. Epithelial Tissue
There are 'three' different types of tissues found in plants:
1. Vascular Tissue
2. Ground Tissue, and
3. Epidermal Tissue
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