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Connective Tissue

functions and components

List the 3 components if CT 1. Extracellular fibers 2. Ground substance 3. Cells
Which component of CT is responsible for shock abortion? Ground Substance
T or F. Ground substance discourages bacterial growth and infection. True
Which component of CT is responsible for nutrient/waste exchange? Ground Substance
List the two categories of cells found in CT Fixed and Transient ( aka wandering)
List the 3 fixed cells found in CT. fibroblast, adipocyte, reticular
Which fixed cell supports immune function? reticular
Which fixed cell secretes ground substance? Fibroblast
Name the metabolically active fixed CT cells. Fibroblast
List a few examples of fibroblasts. osteoblast, chondroblast
Which fixed CT cell plays roles in wound healing? Fibroblasts
Collagen is a strong fiber that provides _______ and ______ strength to organs and tissues. tensile and compressive
Created by: karinamr2008