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Connective Tissue Proper

connective tissue is composed of... cells and extracellular matrix
extracellular matrix is made up of... fibers and ground substance
connective tissue comes from this embryological structure... mesoderm
the main type of embryological connective tissue is... mesenchyme
a type of embryological connective tissue found only inthe umbullical cord mucous
the vast majority of fibers seen in connective tissue are... collagen
collagen fibers are made up of this... triple helix of alpha chains
three types of fibers are... collagen, reticular, elastic
collagen is manufactured by... fibroblasts
the main type of collagen found in connective tissue is... type 1 collagen
this type of collagen is found mostly in cartilage type 2
this type of collagen is composed of reticular fibers type 3
this type of collagen is found in the basement membrane type four
this type of collagen connects the basement membrane to the extracellular matrix type 7
these break down collagen MMPs also known as matrix metalloprote3ases
when too much collagen is produced during wound healing it forms this... scars and keloids
in Cirrhosis, after damage, collagen fibers replace these reticular fibers
This disease is based on a problem with Fibrillin. you lose the microstructure and it becomes too stretchy. individuals tend to be very tall and have large fingers. marfans syndrome
ground substance is composed of... glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), proteoglycans, Glycoproteins
these synthesize fibers and ground substance fibroblasts
mast cells release this histamine
this type of connective tissue has less fibers, but lots of ground substance and cells. resposible for diffusion loose connective tissue.
this type of connective tissue has lots of fibers, but less ground substance and less cells. it is respobsible for resistance to stretching. dense irregular connective tissue
this type of connective tissue is responsible for strength. it has lots of fibers, but less cells and ground substance. it is found in tendons and ligaments. dense regular connective tissue.
Created by: aferdo01



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