Specificity of Categories: tissue vs organ

Tobias Baskin BaskinT at missouri.edu
Tue Oct 26 19:22:29 EST 1999


Greetings,
	Sorry to be a pedant, but could the distinction between organ
and tissue please be maintained? Roots, sepals, leaves, etc, are
organs; epidermis, xylem, sclerenchyma, etc, are tissues. This is a
very useful distinction and ought to be preserved.

	Just my handful of pollen.

	Tobias Baskin
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