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Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease
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Week 3: Tissue structure and function

Introduction

Welcome to Week 3 of the course.

This week you will look at a selection of tissues that have different functions. You will continue your work with the virtual microscope tool to explore how the structure and function of these tissues are related.

As David Male explains, the relationship between tissue function and structure is a key consideration for histologists and other medical professionals, because understanding this association can support the diagnosis of disease.

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