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Epithelial Tissue
1. forms protective surface on the outside of your body. (skin)
2. Lines cavities of your mouth, throat, ears, and stomach.
1. A a group of similar cells that preform the same function.
Cells for Movement
1. a muscle is able to contract or shorten which causes movement.
Assembly Cells
1. Contains millions of cells that assemble important chemical substances.
2. Pancreases contains a variety of assembly cells.
3. Produce enzymes and hormones.
Absorbing Cells
1. Lining of the small intestine absorbs digested food and then transports it to the bloodstream.
Muscle tissue
1. Ability to contract or shorten.
2. Lines the walls of structures inside the body.
a. Moves food from mouth to stomach
Connective Tissue
1. Provides support for the body and connects all its parts.
a. bone, blood, and fat
Nerve Tissue
1. Carries messages back and forth between the brain and the spinal cord and every other part of the body.
Definition of Cells
Building blocks of living things.