Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/15

Click to flip

15 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
collagen
a family of closely related proteins forming the white fibers of CT, cartilage, and bone
basement membrane
delicate structure at the interface b/n cells and stroma containing collagen, laminin, and other matrix components
fibronectin
family of glycoproteins in which specialized binding sites allow binding to a variety of structures
proteoglycans
molecules of extracellular matrix formed by long, unbranched, polysaccaride chains which are covalently bound to a protein core
integrins
family of cell surface receptors that bind components of extracellular matrix
cytokine
soluble proteins that bind to specific cell surface receptors, stimulate mitogenic (growth) factors, in order to modulate cell behavior during embryogenesis, normal tissue maintenance, inflammation, immune reponses, and wound healing
healing
a restoration of integrity to an injured tissue
contraction
a reduction in size of a wound mediated principally by myofibroblasts
myofibroblast
cell with features of fibroblasts and smooth muscle cells that migrate into a wound 2-3 days after injury, their active contraction decreases the size of a wound
repair
orderly process by which a wound is eventually replaced by a scar
erosion
wound in which only the lining epithelium is affected
granulation tissue
formed in the initial response to tissue injury, consists of a richly vascular CT that contains new capillaries, abundant fibroblasts, and imflammatory cells
angiogenesis
pronounced vascular proliferation starting 48-72 hours after injury and lasting several days
regeneration
renewal of a lost tissue or part in which the missing cells are replaced by identical ones
dehiscence
bursting of a partially-healed wound