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Connective Tissue Facts/ CT Proper

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Classes
-CT Proper
-Cartilage
-Bone tissue
-Blood
-Lymph
Structure
cells seperated by a large amount of cellular matrix EXCEPT BLOOD
Fibroblast
most abundant cell type in ct proper
-fibers and ground substance of matrix
Collagen Fibers
resist tension
Reticular Fibers
- structural support
Elastic Fibers
-recoil of stretched tissues
Types of LCT Proper
Areolar
adipose
reticular
Areolar
underlies almost all epithelia and surrounds capillaries
-Ground Substance and Collagen
-reticular fibers and elastic fibers in the matrix
(surround fibroblast cells and adipose cells)
Adipose
similar to areolar but lots more adipose cells
F** nutrient storage (increased)
Adipose
-white fat abundant in hypodermis
-brown fat occurs in babies generating heat and heating blood
Reticular
similar to areolar in structure but only fibers in matrix are reticular
Reticular
-bone marrow
-lymph nodes
-spleen
-Forms networks of caverns that hold free blood cells
Functions/ LACTP
-Support and bind other tissues with its fibers
- Hold tissues fluid in its jelly like grounds substance
Functions /LACTP
-Fight infection w/ its (+) blood-derived defense cells
----macrophages, plasma, neutrophils
-Store Nutrients in fat
DCTP (fibrous)
-super thick collagen fibers
-resist pulling forces
Irregular DCTP
similar to areolar but collagen is thicker and run whirly swirly
Irregular DCTP
F** resisting tensions in different directions
-dermis
-organ capsules
Regular DCTP
all collagen fibers in matrix run in same direction
-separated by row of *fibroblasts, parallel to direction/ pull
Regular DCTP
-main component of ligaments
-tendons
-aponeuroses fascia
Elastic DCTP
similar to areolar but more elastic fibers
-artery walls
-around broncials
-w/i certain ligaments