by Brittany Dickerson

What is Tissue?

is a distinct type of material humans and animals are made from.

Four Types of Tissue

Classification and Location

Specialization of Epithelium

  • 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.

Where can the four types of tissue be found?

  • Epithelial tissue can be found on the surface of the body.
  • Connective tissue is so abundant that it is found throughout the body.
  • Muscle tissue is found all around the bones.
  • Nerve tissue can be found all inside the body.

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