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-Areolar Connective Tissue
-type of loose connective tissue
- collagenous fibers = thick, pale
-elastic fibers = thin, dark
- fibroblasts - major cell type
-found: between & within organ/gland walls, around vessels, anchors epithelia
-function: cushion, anchors, packing
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Areolar Connective Tissue
-type of loose connective tissue
- collagenous fibers = thick, pale
-elastic fibers = thin, dark
- fibroblasts - major cell type
-found: between & within organ/gland walls, around vessels, anchors epithelia
-function: cushion, anchors, packing
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Areolar Connective Tissue
-type of loose connective tissue
- collagenous fibers = thick, pale
-elastic fibers = thin, dark
- fibroblasts - major cell type
-found: between & within organ/gland walls, around vessels, anchors epithelia
-function: cushion, anchors, packing
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Areolar Connective Tissue
-type of loose connective tissue
- collagenous fibers = thick, pale
-elastic fibers = thin, dark
- fibroblasts - major cell type
-found: between & within organ/gland walls, around vessels, anchors epithelia
-function: cushion, anchors, packing
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Areolar Connective Tissue
-type of loose connective tissue
- collagenous fibers = thick, pale
-elastic fibers = thin, dark
- fibroblasts - major cell type
-found: between & within organ/gland walls, around vessels, anchors epithelia
-function: cushion, anchors, packing
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Adipose Connective Tissue
- a type of loose connective tissue
- large fat vacuole filled w/ triglycerides (fat molecules)
- found: everywhere
- function: energy store, cushion, thermal insulation
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Adipose Connective Tissue
- a type of loose connective tissue
- large fat vacuole filled w/ triglycerides (fat molecules)
- found: everywhere
- function: energy store, cushion, thermal insulation
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Reticular Connective Tissue
- a type of loose connective tissue
- dark fibers
- found: internal framework of lymph nodes, spleen, bone marrow
- function: provides structure for organs and a framework for other cells to work within
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Reticular Connective Tissue
- a type of loose connective tissue
- dark fibers
- found: internal framework of lymph nodes, spleen, bone marrow
- function: provides structure for organs and a framework for other cells to work within
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Dense Regular Connective Tissue
- also known as dense white connective tissue
- fibers parallel
- found: - tendon- connect muscle to bones.
- ligament- connect bone to bone, aponeuroses
- function: withstand tension in single plane/direction
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Dense Regular Connective Tissue
- also known as dense white connective tissue
- fibers parallel
- found: - tendon- connect muscle to bones.
- ligament- connect bone to bone, aponeuroses
- function: withstand tension in single plane/direction
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Dense Regular Connective Tissue
- also known as dense white connective tissue
- fibers parallel
- found: - tendon- connect muscle to bones.
- ligament- connect bone to bone, aponeuroses
- function: withstand tension in single plane/direction
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Dense Irregular Connective Tissue
- found: dermis, joint capsules, organ capsules, perichondrium, periosteum
- function: withstand tension in several planes/directions
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Dense Irregular Connective Tissue
- found: dermis, joint capsules, organ capsules, perichondrium, periosteum
- function: withstand tension in several planes/directions
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Vascular Connective Tissue
- blood and lymph
- plasma = liquid matrix
- formed elements = erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Vascular Connective Tissue
- blood and lymph
- plasma = liquid matrix
- formed elements = erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Hyaline Cartilage
- Perichondrium on both sides
- new matrix often red, old matrix often yellow
- most abundant cartilage in body
Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: trachea, bronchi, larynx, ribs, tip of nose, articulating surfaces of bones, precursor to bone
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Hyaline Cartilage
- Perichondrium on both sides
- new matrix often red, old matrix often yellow
- most abundant cartilage in body
Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: trachea, bronchi, larynx, ribs, tip of nose, articulating surfaces of bones, precursor to bone
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Hyaline Cartilage
- Perichondrium on both sides
- new matrix often red, old matrix often yellow
- most abundant cartilage in body
Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: trachea, bronchi, larynx, ribs, tip of nose, articulating surfaces of bones, precursor to bone
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Hyaline Cartilage
- Perichondrium on both sides
- new matrix often red, old matrix often yellow
- most abundant cartilage in body
Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: trachea, bronchi, larynx, ribs, tip of nose, articulating surfaces of bones, precursor to bone
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Elastic Cartilage
- narrow band of tissue
- Perichondrium on both sides
- elastic fibers often visible
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: external ear, epiglottis, eustachian tube
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Elastic Cartilage
- narrow band of tissue
- Perichondrium on both sides
- elastic fibers often visible
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: external ear, epiglottis, eustachian tube
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Elastic Cartilage
- narrow band of tissue
- Perichondrium on both sides
- elastic fibers often visible
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: external ear, epiglottis, eustachian tube
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Elastic Cartilage
- narrow band of tissue
- Perichondrium on both sides
- elastic fibers often visible
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: external ear, epiglottis, eustachian tube
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Elastic Cartilage
- narrow band of tissue
- Perichondrium on both sides
- elastic fibers often visible
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: external ear, epiglottis, eustachian tube
- function: supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Fibrocartilage
- no perichondrium
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- supports, protects,
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: pubic symphysis, intervertebral discs, menisci of knee
- supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Fibrocartilage
- no perichondrium
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- supports, protects,
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: pubic symphysis, intervertebral discs, menisci of knee
- supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
-Fibrocartilage
- no perichondrium
- Chondrocytes
- lacuna in a semisolid matrix
- supports, protects,
- avascular - slow to heal
- found: pubic symphysis, intervertebral discs, menisci of knee
- supports, protects
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Bone
- Periosteum
- Osteocytes
- Haversian System = Osteon: lacuna, haversian canal, lamellae, canaliculi, interstitial lamellae
Name? Characteristics? Found? Function?
- Nervous Tissue
- Dendrite
- Soma
- Axon
- Axon Hillock
- Terminal
- Neuroglia = Glial Cells
- 5 times as abundant as neurons
- able to divide
Name? Parts?
- Skeletal Muscle
- striated
- Syncytial = multinucleated
- voluntary
- neuromuscular junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Skeletal Muscle
- striated
- Syncytial = multinucleated
- voluntary
- neuromuscular junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Skeletal Muscle
- striated
- Syncytial = multinucleated
- voluntary
- neuromuscular junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Skeletal Muscle
- striated
- Syncytial = multinucleated
- voluntary
- neuromuscular junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Skeletal Muscle
- striated
- Syncytial = multinucleated
- voluntary
- neuromuscular junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Smooth Muscle
- non-striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- spindle shaped
- found: walls of gut and arteries, respiratory tract, reproductive tract, urinary tract
Name? Characteristics?
- Smooth Muscle
- non-striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- spindle shaped
- found: walls of gut and arteries, respiratory tract, reproductive tract, urinary tract
Name? Characteristics?
- Smooth Muscle
- non-striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- spindle shaped
- found: walls of gut and arteries, respiratory tract, reproductive tract, urinary tract
Name? Characteristics?
- Smooth Muscle
- non-striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- spindle shaped
- found: walls of gut and arteries, respiratory tract, reproductive tract, urinary tract
Name? Characteristics?
- Smooth Muscle
- non-striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- spindle shaped
- found: walls of gut and arteries, respiratory tract, reproductive tract, urinary tract
Name? Characteristics?
- Smooth Muscle
- non-striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- spindle shaped
- found: walls of gut and arteries, respiratory tract, reproductive tract, urinary tract
Name? Characteristics?
- Cardiac Muscle
- striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- branched
- Intercalated Discs - with gap junction
Name? Function?
- Cardiac Muscle
- striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- branched
- Intercalated Discs - with gap junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Cardiac Muscle
- striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- branched
- Intercalated Discs - with gap junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Cardiac Muscle
- striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- branched
- Intercalated Discs - with gap junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Cardiac Muscle
- striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- branched
- Intercalated Discs - with gap junction
Name? Characteristics?
- Cardiac Muscle
- striated
- mononucleated
- involuntary
- branched
- Intercalated Discs - with gap junction
Name? Characteristics?