Functions of Nervous Tissue

Functions of Nervous Tissue

In this article we will discuss about the functions of nervous tissue

Functions of Nervous Tissue

  • Nervous tissue, also called neural tissue or nerve tissue, is the main tissue component of the nervous system.
  • They are highly specialized tissues that help in transmitting stimuli from one place to another in the body.
  • The nervous tissue helps to control all activities of the body.
  • Nervous cells generate and carry out nerve impulses from their surroundings.
  • Nervous tissue Responds to stimuli
  • They control and co-coordinate the movement of muscles.
  • They regulate and coordinate glands
  • Helps to recognise smell, taste, vision, hearing etc. with the help of sense organs.
  • Provides electrical insulation for nerve cells and removes debris
  • Carries messages from other neurons to the body cell

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