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mesenchyme
first connective tissue to appear in the embryo. Gives rise to all other connective tissue
Chondrocytes
makes cartilage
Osteocytes
mature bone
Fibroblasts
makes connective tissue proper
Hemocytoblasts
makes blood
Osteon
a basic histological unit of compact bone consisting of osteocytes organized around a central canal and separated by concentric lamellae
Lamellae
concentric layers of bone within and osteon
Trabeculae
in spongy bone, paralles, thin branching plates formed by lamellae
Lacunae
the small chambers osteocytes occupy
Canaliculi
microscopic passageways between cell to allow for diffusion of nutrients and wastes to and from osteocytes
Osteopogenitor or mesencymal
bone stem cells that produce more osteoblasts, clasts, cytes
Osteoblast
undergo osteogenesis and synthesize ostiod - produces new bone in osteogenesis. Makes the matrix
Osteoclast
breaks down matrix of bone to utilize minerals for body - has many nuclei
Four different types of tissues in the body
Epithelial
Connective tissues
Muscles tissues
Neural tissue