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____ begin to produce ectracellular matrix
chondroblast
_____ are the cells that continue to produce matrix and become surrounded by the matrix
chondrocytes
the small spaces that chondrocytes occupy within the matrix are called ______?
lacunae
Mature cartliage is avascular.
True or false
true
cartliages have 5 major functions. true or false.
False. they have 3. support of soft tissue, articulations, and precursor model for bone growth.
______ provides smooth gliding surfaces where bones appose each other in joints.
articulations.
what are the three types of cartilage?
Hyaline, fibrocartilage, and elastic.
surrounded by dense connective tissue is called ______?
perichondrium
growth from within the cartilage itself is called what?
interstitial growth
growth along the cartliages outside edge is called what?
appositional