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Explain Epithelial animal tissue.

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• Always grows on some other types of tissue. 

• Cells of epithelium are set very close to each other and the tissue rests on a non-cellular basement membrane. 

• Consists of single layer of cells. 

• Blood vessels are absent and non-nervous in nature. 

• It covers all the organs and lines the cavities of hollow organs like stomach. 

• It is primarily protective in function.

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