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Tissues
Groups of similar cells that perfom a similar function
4 major tissues
1.Epithelial-line body surfaces and cavaties
2.Connective-supports
3.Muscular-moves
4.Nervous-allows body to communicate
Epithelial Tissue Fuctions
1.Protection
2. secrete
3.absorption
4.excretion
5.filtration
Characteristics of EPithelial Tissue
1.Avascular-Does not have blood vessels
-gets nutrients from tissue underneath
2.Cellular-consists entirely of cells(sheets)
3.Sometypes make up glands
Types of Epithelial Tissue
1.Simple-consists of a single layer of cells ex simple squamous,simple cuboidal.
2.Stratified-more than one layer of cells ex. stratified squoamous
3.Cuboidal-cells are cubeshaped with spherical nuclei
5.Columnar- cells are rectangular