Connective Tissue Types

jennarock's version from 2016-10-06 01:46


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Areolar functioncushions, inflammation, holds tissue fluid
Areolar locationsurronds organs&capillaries, mucous membranes
Adipose functionfood reservoir, insulate against heat loss, supports protects organs
Adipose locationunder skin, kidney & eyeballs, abdomen and breasts
Reticular functionforms soft internal skeleton
Reticular locationlymphoid organs
Dense Regular functionmuscles to bones, bone bone
Dense Regular locationtendons & ligaments
Dense Irregular functiontension exerted in many directions, structural strength
Dense Irregular locationorgans joints dermis of skin gi tract
Elastic functionallows tissue to recoil are stretching
Elastic locationwalls of large arteries, bronchial tubes
Chondorblastsproduce new matrix until skeleton stops growing
Chondrocytesfound in small groups within lacunae
Elastic Cartilage functionmaintains shape of structure w flexibility
Elastic Cartilage locationexternal ear, epiglottis
Fibrocartilage functionabsorbs compressive shock
Fibrocartilage locationintervertebral discs, knee joint
Osteoblastsproduce organic portion, bone salts are deposited on btw fibers
Osteons concentric rings on bone
Bone functionsupport& protects, stores calcium and minerals,
Bone locationbones
Blood functiontransport nutrients, wastes, gases
Blood locationwithin blood vessels

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