Chapter 6 TISSUES

SIMPLE PERMANENT TISSUE

A few layers of cells beneath the epidermis are generally simple permanent tissue. Parenchyma is the most common simple permanent tissue. It consists of relatively unspecialised cells with thin cell walls. They are living cells. They are usually loosely arranged, thus large spaces between cells (intercellular spaces) are found in this tissue. This tissue generally …

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Are Plants and Animals Made
of Same Types of Tissues?

There are noticeable differences between the two. Plants are stationary or fixed – they don’t move. Since they have to be upright, theyhave a large quantity of supportive tissue. The supportive tissue generally has dead cells. Animals on the other hand move around in search of food, mates and shelter. They consume more energy as …

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of Same Types of Tissues?
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