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Kenya Medical Training College Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine Certificate Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine Year: 2021 Semester: 1 Unit 1 Topic: Tissues of the Body Date: 27th April 2021 By: Carol Babu Tissue A tissue is made up of many similar cells that perform a specific function. A science that deals with the study of a tissue is Histology. The various tissues of the body are divided into four groups. These are: • • • • Epithelial Connective Nervous Muscle tissue Epithelial tissue: - Found in the outer layer of skin, lining of organs, blood and lymph vessels and body cavities. Connective tissue: - Connects and supports most part of the body. They constitute most part of skin, bone and tendons. Muscle tissue: - Produces movement through its ability to contract. This constitutes skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. Nerve tissue: - Found in the brain, spinal cord and nerves. It responds to various types of stimuli and transmits nerve impulses. Epithelial tissue Epithelial tissues cover the body surface, lines body cavity and ducts and form glands. They are subdivided into: - Covering and lining epithelium - Glandular epithelium Covering and lining epith ...
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