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that which supports, protects, and binds together other tissues of the body is known as
Embryonic connective tissue that arises from mesoderm and produces all types of connective tissues.
3 Components of CT
Cells; Fibers; and Ground Substance
cell that forms fibers
What is the main cell type of chronic inflammation?
Cells that release chemicals (such as histamine) that promote inflammation.
A mature, cartilage cell.
provides flexibility and strength
Thin collagen fibers coated with glycoprotein
Fibers made of elastin.
fluid ground substance
gelatinous ground substance
extracellular fluid + GAGs + glycoproteins (CT proper and cartilage)
solid ground substance
Loose Areolar CT
Binds skin to muscle; found under skin. Has all 3 fibers, fibroblasts, mast cells, plasma cells, and macrophages.
Adipose connective tissue
Stores energy; protects, cushions, and insulates. Found underneath skin and between muscles.
Reticular connective tissue
Provides supportive framework for spleen, lymphnodes, thymus, and bone barrow.
Dense Regular connective tissue
Resists force from ONE direction. Found in tendons, and ligaments.
Dense Irregular connective tissue
Which type of connective tissue makes up dermis, periosteum, organ capsules and allows resistance to stress in multiple directions?
Elastic connective tissue
Found in tissues and organs needing to stretch and bounce back to shape quickly. (ex. lungs, arteries)
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