3. Muscle and Nervous Tissue WEB

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Muscle & Nervous Tissue
Four Basic Kinds of Tissues
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Epithelial Tissue
Connective Tissue
Muscle Tissue
Nervous Tissue
Muscle Tissue
Associated with the bones of the skeleton, the heart,
blood vessels, and hollow organs of the body
• Muscle functions:
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Movement
Maintain posture
Produce heat
Facial expressions
Circulate blood
Regulate blood flow
Move secretions
Three types:
1. Skeletal
2. Cardiac
3. Smooth
1. Skeletal Muscle
Striated, voluntary, multinucleate
2. Cardiac Muscle
Striated, involuntary, central nucleus
3. Smooth Muscle
Non-striated, involuntary, central nucleus
Nervous Tissue
Main component of the nervous system (brain,
spinal cord, nerves)
• Conducts electrical impulses
• Conveys information from one area to another
2 basic types of cells:
• Neurons
– Transmit information
• Neuroglia
– Help supply nutrients to neurons
Nervous Tissue
Time to Review
Nervous tissue - neuron
Muscle tissue - skeletal
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Muscle tissue - smooth
Muscle tissue - cardiac

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