Module 2 Lesson 1 Assignment by Mikayla Crowder
The form of simple epithelial cells allow for easy diffusion and excretion throughout the body. When epithelial cells are stratified, it allows for it to protect the body with it's multiple layers.
The extracellular matrix found in all connective tissues allows for extra support and the specialized cells found in connective tissue allows for it perform it's many different functions.
Muscle tissue is the only kind that has the ability to contract and retract, allowing it to aid in movement.
Neurons making up the nervous tissue allow for the messages needing to be transmitted from one art of the body to an organ to be sent quickly. Without neurons, messages would not be sent quickly enough and organisms could potentially be harmed.