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A&P CH5 key terms

A&P CH5 Tissues

adipose tissue tissue that stores fat
cartilage type of connective tissue in which cells are located within lacunae and are separated by a semisolid matrix
chondrocyte cartilage cell
connective tissue one of the basic types of tissue that includes bone, cartilage, and loose connective tissue
epithelial tissue tissue that covers all free body surfaces
fibroblast cell that produces fibers in connective tissue
macrophage a large phagocytic cell
muscle tissue contractile tissue consisting of filaments of actin and myosin, which slide past each other, shortening cells
nervous tissue neurons and neuroglia
neuron a nerve cell
osteocyte a mature bone cell
osteon a cylinder-shaped unit containing bone cells that surround a central canal; Haversian system