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What is connective tissue?
Tissue that connects or binds structures together, support the body, and aid in bodily maintenance.
Aponeuroses (a type of tendon) are...
broad sheets of tendonous expansions serving as a covering for muscle.
Fascia denotes all of the ...
dense fibrous connective tissues not otherwise designated as tendons, aponeuroses, or ligaments
Reticular tissue is a very delicate matrix of cells which have processes that...
extend in all directions to join neighboring cells
covers the articular surfaces of joints and forms the framework for the lower respiratory tracts.
Where is elastic cartilage found?
in the ear
external auditory meatus
some small cartilage of the larynx
The bones in the human skeleton are divided into an ______________ and ______________ skeleton.
axial and appendicular
What are the three types of joints?
Synarthroidal (fibrous, immovable) joints
Diarthroidal (Ssynovial, movable) joints
What is the movement of a amphiarthroidal joint?
permits a certain amount of movement or give as contiguous bone edges are united by interposing cartilage
What is the movement of a synarthoidal joint?
No movement in these joints.
The connected pair or group acts as a single bone
Example: the skull
In synarthroidal joints, bones are almost in direct contact with one another and are joined together by a thin thin line of ______________.
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