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Tissues

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Nervous Tissue

main cell is the NEURON which transmits nerve impulses to other areas. each neuron consists of a cell body containing the nucleus, dendrons and the axon. dendrons carry info towards cell body and axons carry info away from it and towards destination. axons are covered by the myelin sheath which is secreted by specialised cells called schwann cells which increases the speed of the impulse. neurons transfer from one another via synapses.

Muscle tissue

SKELETAL/STRIATED MUSCLE

SMOOTH MUSCLE

CARDIAC MUSCLE

Connective Tissue

responsible for supporting and holding organs and tissues in place.

THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE;

Epithelial Tissue

This protects the body and may also be a secretory and absorbent

It covers the surface of the body and the organs, cavities and tubes within it

There are three basic types of epithelial cell;

GLANDS