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BIO 223 ct

mesenchyne STRUCTURES: sperm-shaped FUNCTIONS: gives rise to all other connective tissue LOCATIONS: embryo
bone STRUCTURES: collagen fibers, well-vascularized, osteocytes, lacunae, central canal, lamella FUNCTIONS: supports, protects, stores: calcium, fat, marrow LOCATIONS: bones
blood STRUCTURES: red and white blood cells in a fluid matrix, no nuclei FUNCTIONS: transports: resp. gases, nutrients, wastes, substances LOCATIONS: blood vessels
nerve cell STRUCTURES: branching cells, nuclei of supporting cells, cell body of neuron, neuron processes FUNCTIONS: transmits electrical signals from sensory receptors to muscles and glands LOCATIONS: brain, spinal cord, nerves
dense regular STRUCTURES: parallel collagen fibers, elastin fibers, cell: fibroblast FUNCTIONS: connects muscles to: bones and muscles LOCATIONS: tendons, ligaments
dense irregular STRUCTURES: irreg. arranged, fibers: collagen and elastic, cell: fibroblast FUNCTIONS: withstand pressure,structural strength LOCATIONS: dermis of the skin
areolar STRUCTURES: fibers: collagen, elastic, reticular, cell: fibroblast, mast cells, white blood cells FUNCTIONS: wraps and cushions tissues LOCATIONS: widely distributed under epithelia of body,capillaries
adipose STRUCTURES: fat cells, nuclei pushed to the side, adipocytes FUNCTIONS: insulates heat, provides reserve fuel, supports and protects organs LOCATIONS: under skins, kidneys and eyeballs, breasts
reticular STRUCTURES: reticular fibers (look like branches), cells: lymphocytes, reticular cells FUNCTIONS: supports other cell types: white blood cells, microphages, mast cells LOCATIONS:
hyaline cartilage STRUCTURES: amorphous, collagen fibers, chondroblasts, chondrocytes in lacunae FUNCTIONS: supports, reinforces LOCATIONS: cartilages of the ribs, nose, trachea
elastic cartilage STRUCTURES: similar to hyaline, more elastic fibers, chondrocytes FUNCTIONS: maintians shape, flexibility LOCATIONS:supports the external ear
fibrocartilage STRUCTURES: like hyaline, collagen fibers FUNCTIONS: absorb shock LOCATIONS: invertebral discs
characteristics of CT - highly vascularized - multicellular - non-cellular, nonliving material (matrix) between cells
neuroglia small supporting cells around the neurons
ct with collagen fibers hyaline, elastic, fibrocartilage, bone
ct with elastic fibers regular, irregular, elastic
ct with reticular fibers reticular
cell types within ct: fibroblasts areolar, regular, irregular
cell types within ct: mast cells areolar
adipocytes adipose
chondrocytes in lacunae hyaline, elastic, fibrocartilage
osteocytes in lacunae bone
extracellular matrix nonliving material found between the cells
Created by: pammy7130