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Connective Tissue

3 componets of all connective tissue Amorphois Ground substance, Tissue fluid and fibers
Ehlers Danos Syndrome heritable, affects collagen structure and function
Marfan syndrome hereditary defect of elastin and fibrillin
What is a GAG? name the four groups Glycosaminoglycans are long unbranched polysaccaride chains with repeating disacaride units. Hyluronic acid, chonroitin sulfate, heparin sulfate, and keatin sulfate
What is a proteoglycan contain more sugar than protien
What is a glycoprotein lots of protien with little sugar, organizes elastin into fibers, and if absent causes elastin to form sheets
Fibronectin involved in wound healing and clotting, plasma form is disolved in blood. Mediates cell adhesion and uses integrins. also binds collagen and heparin
Laminin component of basement membranes, uses integrins, and binds to type IV collagen and entactin
chondronectin attaches chondrocytes to type II collagen. Functions in development and maintainence of cartilage
Osteonectin Found in bone, links minerals to type 1 collagen
Type 1 cartilage Bone, Dense and loose connective tissue, tendons and fasia
Type II cartilage Hyaline and elastic caritlage
Type III cartilage Liver lymph nodes, connective tissue, vessels
Type IV and VII Basement membranes, signal where one tissue ends and another begins
Where is loose connective tissue found Adentitia o blood vessels, propria of GI
Adipose tissue location subcuanteous layer, covers some organs
Elastic fiber location Elastic cartilage, major arteries, some lung, some dermis, and elastic ligaments
Dense Irregular no partiular orientation, most abundant
dense regular location tendons and ligaments
two types of elastic fibers elastin and fibrillin
location of reticular fibers and associated collagen type liver, bone marrow, endorcrine glands, TYPE III
What is heterotropic ostification formation of bone within soft tissue
benign tumor suffix "oma"
malignant tumor suffix "sarcoma"
Created by: lowryc



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