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Where can we find elastic cartilage?
The external ear and the epiglottis
Where can we find hyaline cartilage?
Long ends of bones, joining the ribs to the sternum and in the nose, trachea & larynx
What type of connective tissue is AVASCULAR, which make healing difficult?
Cartilage
Where can we find fibrocartilage?
Intervertebral disks and the knee.
What is the cell process that carries nerve impulses toward the cell body?
Dendrite
What are the THREE types of fibers that provide support in connective tissue?
1. Collagen
2. Elastic
3. Reticular
Which white blood cells are the first responders to an injury or infection?
Neutrophils
What is another term for the synthesis of blood?
Hematopoeisis
Which white blood cells are capable of ingesting inflammatory chemicals associated with allergic reactions?
Eosiniphils
What are the two major steps in the tissue repair process?
Inflammatory response and immune response
What is a term for the presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in intercellular tissue spaces?
Edema
What is dolor more commonly called?
Pain
What is rubor?
Redness
What is the cell process that carries impulses away from the nerve cell?
Axon
What is the cell body of a neuron called?
Soma
Fibroblasts are usually present in the greatest numbers in which type of tissue?
Areolar