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Covering/lining or membranous

- Covers body and some of it's parts
- Lines serous cavities
- pleural, pericardial, peritoneal
- Lines the blood and lymphatic vessels, and the respiratory, digestive and genourinary tracts

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Membrane

Defined & 2 types

Membrane- flat sheets of pliable tissue

- Epithelial
- Synovial

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Membrane

Epithelial



Epithelial: includes an epithelial layer combined with an underlying layer of connective tissue

Examples - mucous membranes, serous membranes and cutaneous membranes or skin

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Membrane

Synovial

Synovial: line the cavities of joints. Composed of areolar C.T., adipose tissue, collagen fibers and no epithelial layer

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Nervous tissue

- Specializes in communication between different parts of the body
- Integration of activities
- Generates complex messages for the coordination of body functions

Most complex tissue

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Nervous tissue

2 types

Neurons: the conducting units

Neuroglia: support cells