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38 terms
Connective Tissue
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
Areolar
Adipose
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
12 terms
Unit 4 Connective Tissue
loose connective tissue
dense connective tissue
bone tissue
tendon
contains less-densely packed collagen fibers; binds epithelia…
Contains packed collagenous fibers, elastic fibers and a few…
main support of skeletal system; stores calcium and phosphoro…
Connects muscle to bone
loose connective tissue
contains less-densely packed collagen fibers; binds epithelia…
dense connective tissue
Contains packed collagenous fibers, elastic fibers and a few…
14 terms
Chapter 2 body structure , color , oncolgy
Cell basic
Tissue
Organ
Body cell
Unit of all life
Group of similar cells that perform a specific function
Two or more kinds of tissue the together perform special body…
Human body is composed of trillions of cell of various size a…
Cell basic
Unit of all life
Tissue
Group of similar cells that perform a specific function
15 terms
Epithelium and Connective Tissue
Loose Adipose Connective Tissue
Loose Areolar Connective Tissue
Dense Irregular Connective Tissue
Dense Regular Connective Tissue
Loose Adipose Connective Tissue
Loose Areolar Connective Tissue
18 terms
Connective Tissue
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
Areolar
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
73 terms
Connective Tissue: Terms and Images
Connective Tissue is made up of...
What are the two components of the Ext…
What are the three basic proteins in C…
Which protein of CT is the most abunda…
Cells... Extracellular Matrix
Proteins and Ground Substance
Collagen, Elastin, and Reticulin
Collagen
Connective Tissue is made up of...
Cells... Extracellular Matrix
What are the two components of the Ext…
Proteins and Ground Substance
9 terms
Connective Tissues
Loose Connective (Areolar)
Adipose
Reticular
Dense Regular
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
Function: support, flexible framework for certain organs... Loca…
Function: bind body parts, connect muscle to bone and bone to…
Loose Connective (Areolar)
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Adipose
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
23 terms
s437 Connective Tissue
Three types of connective tissue cells
Three types of connective tissue fibers
Five types of connective tissue
Fibroblast
fibroblast, mast cell, macrophage
collagenous, elastic, reticular
loose, dense, bone, blood, cartilage
produce the fibers of the ECM; fixed cell type
Three types of connective tissue cells
fibroblast, mast cell, macrophage
Three types of connective tissue fibers
collagenous, elastic, reticular
14 terms
Structures of the Human Body
Cell
Cell Membrane
Cytoplasm
Nucleus
basic unit of all living things
forms the boundary of the cell
gel-like fluid inside the cell
Largest structure in the cell, contains chromosomes for cellu…
Cell
basic unit of all living things
Cell Membrane
forms the boundary of the cell
42 terms
Connective Tissue Quiz Review
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
Areolar
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
18 terms
Connective Tissues, Connective Tissue Review Slides
Loose Connective (Areolar)
Adipose
Reticular
Dense Regular
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
Function: support, flexible framework for certain organs... Loca…
Function: bind body parts, connect muscle to bone and bone to…
Loose Connective (Areolar)
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Adipose
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
33 terms
Connective Tissue
Function
Function
Function
Function
Establishing a structural framework for the body
Transporting fluids and dissolved materials
Protecting delicate organs
Supporting, surrounding, and interconnecting other types of t…
Function
Establishing a structural framework for the body
Function
Transporting fluids and dissolved materials
20 terms
Connective Tissue
Connective Tissue
Collagen Fibers
Elastin Fibers
Reticular Fibers
Provides the body with structural support and with a means of…
They give tissues strength
The give tissues flexibility
They are interwoven proteins found in reticular connective ti…
Connective Tissue
Provides the body with structural support and with a means of…
Collagen Fibers
They give tissues strength
20 terms
A&P: Connective Tissue
Areolar
Areolar (pic)
Adipose
Adipose (pic)
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
Areolar
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Areolar (pic)
19 terms
Connective Tissue
Function: Areolar
Function: Adipose
Function: Dense Fibrous
Function: Bone
Connection; ex. connects skin to the body
Stores fat for protection, insulation, & support nutrient res…
Flexible, strong connection
Support and protection
Function: Areolar
Connection; ex. connects skin to the body
Function: Adipose
Stores fat for protection, insulation, & support nutrient res…
107 terms
Ch. 2: Body Structure, Color, and Oncology
cell
chromosomes
genes and DNA
Three types of muscle tissue
skeletal, cardiac, smooth
cell
chromosomes
79 terms
Tissue and Histology
Histology
Name the 4 Major categories of tissue…
Epithelial
Describe the structure of epithelial t…
the microscopic identification and study of cells and body ti…
Epithelial, Connective, Skeletal, Muscle (CMEN)
Continuous sheets of membrane that cover the organs and line…
Histology
the microscopic identification and study of cells and body ti…
Name the 4 Major categories of tissue…
Epithelial, Connective, Skeletal, Muscle (CMEN)
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connective tissues function and structure
Adipose Function
Adipose Location
Frog Blood function
Frog Blood location
reserve fuel, insulation against heat loss, supports and prot…
under skin, around kidneys and eyeballs; within abdomen; in b…
Transportation of respiratory gases, nutrients, wastes, and o…
Circulatory system (veins, arteries, capillaries, heart)
Adipose Function
reserve fuel, insulation against heat loss, supports and prot…
Adipose Location
under skin, around kidneys and eyeballs; within abdomen; in b…
54 terms
Connective Tissue
Fibroblast function
Macrophage function
Mast cell function
Osteocyte
secretes fibers
carries out phagocytosis
release heparin
form bone
Fibroblast function
secretes fibers
Macrophage function
carries out phagocytosis
8 terms
Connective Tissues
Loose Connective (Areolar)
Adipose
Dense Regular
Hyaline Cartliage
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
Function: bind body parts, connect muscle to bone and bone to…
Function: support, protects, forms framwork for future bones…
Loose Connective (Areolar)
Function: binds skin to underlying tissue, holds structures t…
Adipose
Function: protection, stores energy, and insulation... Location:…
6 terms
7.5 Sub 4 - Classifying Connective Tissue Functions
Loose Connective
Adipose Connective
Dense Connective
Cartilage
Forms thin membranes between organs and binds them
Stores fat; energy source
Strong, fibers of collagen with great tensile strength
Supportive framework for different structures in the body
Loose Connective
Forms thin membranes between organs and binds them
Adipose Connective
Stores fat; energy source
39 terms
Chapter 2
cell
cell membrane
cytoplasm
nucleus
basic unit of all living things
forms the boundary of the cell
gel like fluid inside the cell
largest structure within the cell
cell
basic unit of all living things
cell membrane
forms the boundary of the cell
25 terms
exercise 6- Connective tissue
connective tissue
four main types of connective tissue
mesenchyme
connective tissue proper subclasses
found in all parts of the body as discrete structures or as p…
connective tissue proper... cartilage... bone... blood
what the four main types of connective tissue derive from
loose connective tissue (areolar, adipose, reticular)... dense c…
connective tissue
found in all parts of the body as discrete structures or as p…
four main types of connective tissue
connective tissue proper... cartilage... bone... blood
11 terms
connective tissues
fibrous loose areolar connective tissu…
fibrous loose reticular connective tis…
fibrous loose adipose connective tissu…
fibrous dense regular connective tissu…
fibrous loose areolar connective tissu…
fibrous loose reticular connective tis…
44 terms
Connective Tissue
Mesenchyme
Mesenchyme Description
Mesenchyme Location
Mesenchyme Function
Mesenchymal cells and reticular fibers in a jelly like ground…
Embryo
All mature adult connective tissues arrive from mesenchyme.
Mesenchyme
Mesenchyme Description
Mesenchymal cells and reticular fibers in a jelly like ground…
86 terms
Connective Tissue Matching
Loose Connective Tissue
Loose Connective Tissue(areolar connec…
Loose Connective Tissue(areolar connec…
Loose Connective Tissue(areolar connec…
Areolar Connective Tissue
binds epithelium to deeper tissue
thin, delicate membranes located beneath the skin
located between skin and muscles and around blood vessels and…
Loose Connective Tissue
Areolar Connective Tissue
Loose Connective Tissue(areolar connec…
binds epithelium to deeper tissue
21 terms
Chapter 5 connective tissue structures, locations, and functions
dense regular connective tissue struct…
dense regular connective tissue location
dense regular connective tissue function
aerolar connective tissue structure (…
primarily parallel collagen fibers, few elastic fibers and fi…
tendons and ligaments
attaches muscles to bone/ muscles to muscles; withstands grea…
gel-like matrix; three fiber types; contains fibroblasts, mac…
dense regular connective tissue struct…
primarily parallel collagen fibers, few elastic fibers and fi…
dense regular connective tissue location
tendons and ligaments
18 terms
Connective Tissue 2 Swank
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
Areolar
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
22 terms
Ch 5 Epithelial Tissue and Connective Tissue Membranes
integument
membranes
2 major types of categories of body me…
epithelial membranes
skin
thin, sheetlike structure that protects, lines, and covers in…
epithelial membranes and connective tissue membranes
composed of eithelial tissue and an underlying layer of speci…
integument
skin
membranes
thin, sheetlike structure that protects, lines, and covers in…
23 terms
Medical terminology
Tissue
Muscle tissue
Nervous tissue
Connective tissue
Group of similar cells that performs a specific function
Composed of cells that have a special ability to contr
Found in the nerves spinal cord and brain it is responsible f…
Connects supports penetrates and encases various body structu…
Tissue
Group of similar cells that performs a specific function
Muscle tissue
Composed of cells that have a special ability to contr
10 terms
Science Connective Tissue
Adipose Connective Tissue
Dense Fibrous Connective Tissue
Elastic Connective Tissue
Hyaline Connective Tissue
holds fat cells and forms a protective cushion around kidneys…
found in tendons and ligaments and is closely packed bundles…
vocal cords and ligaments between vertebrae
found in joins, nose, and respiratory passages
Adipose Connective Tissue
holds fat cells and forms a protective cushion around kidneys…
Dense Fibrous Connective Tissue
found in tendons and ligaments and is closely packed bundles…
34 terms
Connective Tissue
Dense
Loose: Areolar Connective Tissue (desc…
Loose: Areolar Connective Tissue (loca…
Loose: Areolar Connective Tissue (func…
...
One of the most widely distributed connective tissues... Consist…
In and around nearly every body structure ... Deep to skin, supe…
Strengthen, elasticity and support
Dense
...
Loose: Areolar Connective Tissue (desc…
One of the most widely distributed connective tissues... Consist…
14 terms
Connective Tissue Practice
Areolar
Adipose
Reticular
Loose Connective Tissue
Subcutaneous layer of the skin, most widely distributed CT in…
Fat tissue, found around organs and joints
Forms structure for organs like lymph nodes and spleen.
Areolar, Adipose, Reticular
Areolar
Subcutaneous layer of the skin, most widely distributed CT in…
Adipose
Fat tissue, found around organs and joints
58 terms
Connective Tissue (Structure and location)
Extracellular matrix (structure and lo…
Fibroblast (Function)
Connective Tissue (function)
Blast (Baby/immature)
Located between widely spaced cells... Determines the structure…
WOUND REPAIR - secrete fibers and ground substance... Fibrocyte…
Provides support and metabolic support to other tissues;... Prot…
Have capacity for cell division and formation of the extracel…
Extracellular matrix (structure and lo…
Located between widely spaced cells... Determines the structure…
Fibroblast (Function)
WOUND REPAIR - secrete fibers and ground substance... Fibrocyte…
54 terms
Chapter 3 Tissues: Connective Tissues Notes
Connective Tissue
Connective Tissue Functions
Connective Tissue Characteristics
Connective Tissue Structural Elements
Most abundant and widely distributed tissue type of tissue th…
1. Binding and support... 2. Protection... 3. Insulation... 4. Transpo…
1. Mesenchyme as their common tissue of origin... 2. Varying deg…
1. Collagen... 2. Elastic... 3. Reticular
Connective Tissue
Most abundant and widely distributed tissue type of tissue th…
Connective Tissue Functions
1. Binding and support... 2. Protection... 3. Insulation... 4. Transpo…
Organization of the body M.T
Cell
Cell membrane
Cytoplasm
Chromosomes
Basic Unit of all living things
Boundry of the cell
Gel like fluid inside of the cell
Located in the nucleus of the cell
Cell
Basic Unit of all living things
Cell membrane
Boundry of the cell
11 terms
Types of Connective Tissue
Bone-Osteocyte
Cartilage-chrondrocytes
Loose connective tissue
Areolar
Protect and support body organs
less hard and more flexible than bone
soft and have more cells and fewer fibers
Glue, Cushions and protects body organs
Bone-Osteocyte
Protect and support body organs
Cartilage-chrondrocytes
less hard and more flexible than bone
66 terms
Connective Tissue
mesenchyme
mesoderm
collagenous, reticular, elastic, mucous
unilocular and multilocular
embryonic connective tissue that all adult connective tissue…
which embryonic germ layer does the mesenchyme come from?
types of proper connective tissue
types of adipose connective tissue
mesenchyme
embryonic connective tissue that all adult connective tissue…
mesoderm
which embryonic germ layer does the mesenchyme come from?
24 terms
Connective Tissue
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
Areolar connective
Bone
Hyaline Cartilage
251 terms
TM1100
eponyms
acronyms
- scopy
-tomy
terms derived from the name of the person who identify a cond…
The first letter of a word to make up a word(eg.AIDS)
visual examination
incision
eponyms
terms derived from the name of the person who identify a cond…
acronyms
The first letter of a word to make up a word(eg.AIDS)
11 terms
4 basic Tissue types in a human body review
Tissues
Epithelium
Connective Tissue
Areolar Tissue
Tissues are a group of cells with common structure (form) and…
Jobs- 1) It protects us from the outside world-skin.... 2) Abso…
1) Wraps around organs, cushions and protects it.... 2) Stores n…
Cushion around organ.
Tissues
Tissues are a group of cells with common structure (form) and…
Epithelium
Jobs- 1) It protects us from the outside world-skin.... 2) Abso…
36 terms
Connective Tissue Proper
loose connective tissue, areolar
loose connective tissue, areolar
loose connective tissue, areolar
loose connective tissue, adipose
description; gel-like matrix with all three fiber types; cell…
function; wraps and cushions organs; plays important role in…
location; widely distributed under epithelia of body
description: very sparse, closely packed fat cells, nucleus i…
loose connective tissue, areolar
description; gel-like matrix with all three fiber types; cell…
loose connective tissue, areolar
function; wraps and cushions organs; plays important role in…
18 terms
Connective Tissues Histology
Areolar connective tissue
Adipose tissue
Reticular connective tissue
Dense regular connective tissue
Areolar connective tissue
Adipose tissue
36 terms
Tissue
Epithelia Tissue
Muscle Tissue
Connective tissue
Neural Tissue
Covers exposed surface... Lines internal passageways... Forms gland…
specialized for contraction... Skeletal Muscle, heart muscle, an…
Fills internal space ... Supports other tissue, protects, and se…
Carries electrical signals from one part of the body to anoth…
Epithelia Tissue
Covers exposed surface... Lines internal passageways... Forms gland…
Muscle Tissue
specialized for contraction... Skeletal Muscle, heart muscle, an…
39 terms
Connective Tissue
Connective tissue... Functions:
Connective tissue consists of living c…
Characteristics of Connective tissue
Connective tissues are made up of many…
found everywhere in the body, it is the most abundant and wid…
Non-living matrix
1.Has variations in blood supply ( tendons, ligaments, have p…
Extracellular matrix
Connective tissue... Functions:
found everywhere in the body, it is the most abundant and wid…
Connective tissue consists of living c…
Non-living matrix
57 terms
Ch 5.2 Connective Tissue: Cells in a Supportive Matrix
Connective Tissue
Basic Components of Connective Tissues
Resident Cells
Fibroblasts (fibra = fiber, blastos =…
The most diverse, abundant, and widely distributed of the tis…
Cells, protein fibers, and ground substance.
Stationary cells that are permanently housed within the conne…
Large, flat, connective tissue cells with tapered ends that p…
Connective Tissue
The most diverse, abundant, and widely distributed of the tis…
Basic Components of Connective Tissues
Cells, protein fibers, and ground substance.
10 terms
Connective Tissue Slides
compact bone... bones of the body... support
elastic cartilage... external ear... stretch
dense regular connective tissue... tendon…
blood... heart... transports oxygen
compact bone... bones of the body... support
elastic cartilage... external ear... stretch
99 terms
Connective Tissue edited
mesenchyme image
mesenchyme definition
ectoderm... mesoderm... endoderm
mesoderm
embryonic connective tissue that all adult connective tissue…
embryo develops from what type of germ cell layer
which embryonic germ layer does the mesenchyme come from?
mesenchyme image
mesenchyme definition
embryonic connective tissue that all adult connective tissue…
35 terms
Connective Tissue
Areolar
Adipose
Reticular
Dense regular
Binds Organs (beneath skin, surrounds organs
Protects, Insulates, stores fats
Supports, makes up walls of liver and spleen
binds body parts, tendons/ligaments
Areolar
Binds Organs (beneath skin, surrounds organs
Adipose
Protects, Insulates, stores fats
38 terms
Connective Tissue
connective tissue: general functions
sarcomas
matrix
mesenchyme
structural framework, transport, protection, energy storage,…
connective tissue cancers
ground substance (ECF/gel) and protein fibers
embryonic connective tissue that gives rise to most other con…
connective tissue: general functions
structural framework, transport, protection, energy storage,…
sarcomas
connective tissue cancers
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