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Connective Tissue

Human Anatomy - Connective Tissue Proper - Loose Connective Tissue

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areolar connective tissue - structure structure - abundant ground substance is gel-like liquid; scattered fibroblasts; many blood vessels
adipose connective tissue - structure structure - closely packed adipocytes (fat cells), nucleus squeezed to one side by large fat droplet
reticular connective tissue - structure structure - ground substance is gel-like liquid; scattered arrangement of reticular fibers, fibroblasts, and leukocytes
areolar connective tissue - function function - surrounds and protects tissues and organs; loosely binds epithelia to deeper tissue; provides nerve and blood vessel packing
adipose connective tissue - function function - stores energy; protects, cushions, and insulates
reticular connective tissue - function function - provides supportive framework for spleen, lymph nodes, thymus, bone marrow
areolar connective tissue - location location - subcutaneous layer under skin; surrounds organs
adipose connective tissue - location location - subcutaneus layer; covers and surrounds some organs
reticular connective tissue - location location - forms stroma of lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, bone marrow
Created by: allerlei