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1. Cells- osteocytes
(bone cells)
2.Matrix- hard collagen fibers, calcium
3. Location- all over

Hyaline Cartilage

1. Cells- chondrocytes
(cartilage cells)
2. Matrix- rubbery collagen fibers
3. Location- ribs, ends of bones

Elastic Cartilage

1. Cells- chondrocytes
2. Matrix- Rubbery, Stretchy(elastic fiber-thin, collagen fiber-thick)
3. Location- External ear


1. Cells- chondrocytes
2. Matrix- rubbery collagen fibers
3. Location- between vertebrae

Areolar Connective Tissue

1. Cells- fibroblasts
2. Matrix- collagen & elastic fibers (gel-like)
3. Location- under skin

Adipose(fat) Tissue

1. Cells- fat cells
2. Matrix- gel- like fat droplets
3. Location- all over- insulates body, protects organs, fuel storage

Dense Connective Tissue

1. Cell- fibroblast (make fiber)
2. Matrix- collagen fibers rubbery
3. Location- tendons-connect muscle to bone and ligaments-connect bone to bone


1. Cells- white & red blood cells
2. Matrix- liquid
3. Location- all over

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