Tissues

What are the many types you ask? Read on to find out.

Epithelial Tissue

Form - Epithelial tissue is in the form skin and the skin is broken into layers. These layers are then broken up into certain areas of the body and used to line the surfaces of organs and muscles.
Function - Epithelial cells form skin to protect underlying tissue from mechanical injuries or harmful chemicals.
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Connective Tissue

Form - Connective tissue is in many different forms. They include blood, cartilage, bones and both loose and dense tissue. Cartilage allows strength and flexibility. The bones add support and protection. Blood carries nutrients wastes, gases and other substances through the body.

Function - The function of all the connective tissues include Blood, provides transport for oxygen and other important substances . Cartilage provides strong support and connection for our skeletal system. And the bones is to support and protect soft tissue and organs in our body.

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Muscular Tissue

Form - Muscle tissue is in many forms as well, they are Skeletal, Smooth, and Cardiac. These three sub tissue to muscular tissue include the heart ( cardiac), Large muscles that attach to bones for movement ( Skeletal), and organ and blood vessel walls ( Smooth) Function - Muscle tissue provides posture and body support. Muscle tissue is examined with respect to function and types of muscle, structure of contraction and attachments.
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Nervous Tissue

Form - Nervous tissue doesn't really have a specific form but the brain and spinal cord makes a form

Function - Nervous tissue is made to react and and send impulses to the nerves. It also works as a network for communication for the body.

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