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What tissue type has limited ability to absorb nutrients and secrete mucous


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There are 4 types of tissues found in the body, namely the connective tissues, nervous tissues, epithelial tissues and the muscular tissues. These tissues are formed by group of cells bearing similar functions and structures.

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Epithelial tissues line the blood vessels and external surfaces of different organs in the body. The major functions of epithelial tissues include protection, secretion, sensing, and transcellular transport. Different types of epithelium can secrete mucus. For instance, the simple col...

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