Muscle and Neural Tissue

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describe 3 types of muscle tissue and the special structural features of each type

what is the main function of muscle tissue

movement. moving food along the digestive tract, moving blood through the circulatory system, and body movement

what are the three types of muscle tissue

skeletal, cardic, and smooth

what does Neural Tissue do

carries info from one part of the body to another. specialized for the conduction of electral impluses

what are the two basic types of neural cells

neurons, and neuroglia (aka glial cells)

what are the functions of Glial

surround the neurons and hold them in place, supply nutrients and oxygen to neurons, insulates one neuron from another, and destroys and removes dead neurons

what is avascular

contains no blood vessels

vascular

containing blood vessels

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