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Types of Tissues

MAJOR TISSUE
TYPE OF TISSUE
LOCATION
EPITHELIAL
  Outer layer of skin, mouth
  Secretion, absorption, ducts of glands
  Digestive tract (intestinal wall), absorption
  Air passages (trachea), goblet cells
  Lining of air sacs in the lungs
  Stretchable tissue, urinary bladder
CONNECTIVE TISSUE
  Binds skin to internal organs
  Found between vertebrae
  Dense, tendons & ligaments
  Covers ends of bones at joints
  Osseus, structural tissue of the skeleton
  Circulates, delivers oxygen
  Insulation, protection, also called fat
MUSCLE TISSUE
  Muscles connected to bones
  Walls of many internal organs
  Walls of the heart
NERVE TISSUE
 

Transmits signals, nerve impulses

  Support cells