Types of Tissues

Module 2 Lesson 1 Assignment

Connective Tissue

Connective tissues connect, bind, support and protect organs and tissues that includes loose and dense forms [adipose tissue, tendons, ligaments] and specialized forms [cartilage and bone].
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Epithelial Tissue

Epithelial tissue is found inside and outside body surfaces as well as lining cavity tubes, ducts and blood vessels. These tissues are responsible for protection, absorption, filtration/excretion, secretion and sensory perception. It's three varieties include squamous, cuboidal and columnar epithelial tissues, which can then be classified as simple or stratified.

Nervous Tissue

Nervous tissue generates and transmits nerve impulses to and from body organs via neurons.
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Muscular Tissue

Muscular Tissue is a tissue characterized by the ability to contract upon stimulation; it's three different varieties include skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscular tissues.

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Module 2 Lesson 1 Guided Notes