Nervous Tissues Nervous tissues are composed of highly mobile cells called neurons and glial cells. Neurons are responsible for carrying messages in the form of electric impulses from the brain and other parts of the body and vice versa. Functions Glial cells provide neurons with immunity and nutrition. They are also capable of regenerating in the case of an injury.
Nucleus Nissl body
SIDEBAR: DID YOU KNOW?
• Adipose is a form of connective tissue that stores fat. It is largely found beneath the skin. It is also called fat tissue. • The human brain has as many as 100 billion neurons.
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