← Connective Tissue Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cartilage Bone
- White Fibrocartilage
- Epiphyseal Plate
- a Highly compressible cartilage that serves as a shock absorber.
- b The fetal skeleton first forms as hyaline cartilage which is then digested away and replaced by compact bone, resulting in the formation of the vertebrae, and pectoral (shoulder) and pelvic (hip) girdles.
- c Layers of fibrous tissue covering and separating muscles.
- d Large, fibrous, membranous sheets connecting large, flat muscles to other muscles or bones.
- e Point where blood vessels enter the bone.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Bone dissolving cells that break down matrix and release calcium into the blood stream.
- Attach skeletal muscles to bone.
- Flat bones, like the skull, hands, and feet that form when bone matrix is secreted between two membranes in the fetal skeleton.
- Forms a layer beneath the skin, where it insulates the body and protects it from extremes of both heat and cold.
- Watery liquid that leaks from blood capillaries and fills empty spaces in body tissues.
5 True/False Questions
Periosteum → Fibrous connective tissue membrane that covers and protects the diaphysis.
Yellow Elastic → The most flexible cartilage. Forms the epiglottis and supports the external ear.
Connective → Softer and have more cells and fewer fibers than any other connective tissue type except blood. (i.e. Areolar and Adipose)
Lamellae → Tiny cavities within the bone matrix that house the osteocytes.
10 → Type of marrow that produces new RBCs and WBCs in the epiphyses of long bones.