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Secretion (manufacture) and Maintenance of Cartilage Matrix
Condroblasts and chondrocytes are responsible for what two tasks?
Macrophages and Microphages
Defensive cells responsible for engulfing and destroying foreign and damaged cells are known as _____
Microphages and Macrophages
The defensive cells that are also known as scavenger cells are called_____.
Release substances important to defense against foreign cells and particles.
What is the function of the mast cells?
Modified white blood cells involved in immune response and the clotting of blood are called _____
Fibroblasts, adipocytes and mast cells
List the three types of cells found in loose connective tissue
Connective tissue composed of fine reticular fibers arranged in a three dimensional network.
True or False: in both dense connective tissue and elastic tissue, fibers that are regular are parallel and not well vascularized while irregular fibers are not parallel and well vascularized.
True or False: Developmental bone substrate and the costal cartilage are both types of fibrocartilage.
Cartilage containing a network of large collagenous fibers imbedded in a less rigid ground substance.
Fibrocartilage, elastic cartilage, hyaline cartilage and bone
List in order from least rigid to most rigid the 4 different types of cartilage.
Protects, regulates temperature, houses sensory receptors, synthesizes chemicals and excretes waste.
List the 5 functions of the skin.
Radiation of heat through subcutaneous dilated blood vessels, evaporation of perspiration on the surface of the skin, and convection and conduction of heat directly through the skin.
List the 3 ways that the body eliminates excessive heat.
d. all of the above
Which of the following demonstrates how the skin acts to protect the body: a. it is not easily damaged b. it contains the internal organs c. it acts as a physical barrier between the inside and outside of the body d. all of the above.
Stratum basale and stratum spinosum
What two layers of the epidermis make up the stratum germinativum?
What function do the cells in the stratum germinativum perform that other layers of skin do not?
A chemical produced by the skin that makes the skin tough, resistant to abrasion and waterproof.
In the stratum granulosum, cells have accumulated enough _____ in them that they start to become distinctive.
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