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The epithelia which are coverings have connective tissue under them, and
between these two tissues a basement membrane is ordinarily found which is
formed from the intercellular substances of the connective tissue at the point of
Between the glands, the mucous membrane consists of a connective-tissue
framework containing lymphoid tissue. Below this is a thin layer of smooth-
muscle fiber. The submucous coat is of loose connective tissue. Outside it are
three layers ...
tissue; osteoblasts and osteoplasts that make bone; bone-marrow cells that make
white cells, red corpuscles, and platelets; lymphocytes that make blood serum
and antibodies; glandular cells that secrete digestive enzymes, hormones, and ...
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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