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Module 1I - A&P

Introduction to the Human Body

connective tissue most abundant of the four tissue types and widely distributed through out the body
found in blood, under skin, in bone, and around many organs
connects or binds together parts of the body, also supports, protection, fat storage, and transport of substances
most has good blood supply (ligaments and tendons and cartilage do not)
intercellular matrix located outside the cell; can be liquid like blood, gel-like fat, or hard like bone
fibers protein, collagen, elastin and reticular fibers
types of connective tissue loose connective, dense fibrous connective, cartilage, bone, blood, lymph
loose connective areolar,adipose, reticular
dense fibrous connective tendon, ligaments
cartilage hyaline,fibrocartilage, elastic cartilagechondrocytes
bone skeleton
blood throughout the body
lymph throughout the body
fascia covers muscle, blood vessels, and nerves
bone osseous tissue
blood and lymph liquid connective tissue
nervous tissue makes up the brain, spinal cord, and nervestwo types of cells: neurons and neuroglia
neurons three parts; dendrites, cell body, axon
neuroglia glia support and take care of neurons
Created by: janmaire



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