By: Josh Davis
What Are Tissues?
Tissues are any of the distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialized cells and their products.
The Four Types of Tissues
I. Muscle Tissue,
II. Nerve Tissue,
III. Epithelial Tissue,
IV. Connective Tissue.
The functions of....
Continual maintenance of posture via muscle contractions to either keep body standing or sitting
This regulates and controls bodily functions.
covering or lining of all external Body tissues.
To support and connect body parts.
Specialization of Epithelia
1. Lateral cell surfaces
2. Maintain close cell-to-cell contact and form covering sheets
3. Epithelium structurally and functionally polarized to increase efficiency of absorption and transport
Location Of The Tissues
Epithelial is the skin.
Muscular Is the muscles.
connective is found throughout the body.
nerve tissues are the nerves.