Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 42 - The Animal Body and Principles of Regulation - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

Yes, it is, since gut and skin both include epithelial tissue, so a defect in that tissue would affect both of those structures. This could include things like how cells attach to one another or membrane permeability.

Work Step by Step

The key to answering this question is seeing that one tissue can be found in more than one place in the body, making defects in it have effects in those multiple places.
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