Tissues of the human body

United States, 1963

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Compares the life processes of the one-celled organism with the human body. Uses animation to illustrate the variety of cell specialisation in humans. Presents in detail the organisation of the more important kinds of tissue; protective and secretive epithelium; connective tissues in skin, in tendon, and in bone; blood considered as a tissue; muscle tissue; and nerve tissue.


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Churchill Films



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United States
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Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Unicellular organisms

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Unicellular organisms

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cells

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Human physiology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Unicellular organisms

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States






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