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Skeletal Cartilage's features

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jennarock's version from 2016-10-25 19:07

Section 1

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skeletal cartilagecartilage tissue molded to fits its location and function
avascularno blood flow
surronded byperichondrium
chondrocytes encased inlacunae within ground substance
chondrocytesmature cells
lacunaecave where cells live
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Section 2

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hyaline cartilageprovides support w flexibility and resistance
articular cartilagecovers ends of most bones
costal cartilageconnects ribs to sternum
respiratory cartilageforms skeleton of larynx
nasal cartilagesupports external nose
elastic fibers stretch and recoil
collagen fibersstrength and resistance
articular cartilage preventswearing
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Section 3

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Elastic cartilagemaintains structure with flexibility
contains moreelastic cartilage
contains lesshyaline cartilage
found in external ear and epiglottis
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Section 4

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Fibrocartilageparallel rows of chondrocytes
found in sites subjected to both pressure and stress
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Section 5