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1.Fill in the table belowTissue TypeDescriptionFunctionLocationLoose ConnectiveTissue (Areolar)Tough yet flexibleand comprisesmembranes.A type of connectivetissue that holdsorgans together inplace.Loose(areolar)tissue is beneath theepidermis layer andis found underneaththe epithelial tissue ofall body systems.Loose ConnectiveTissue (Adipose)Anatomical term forloose connectivetissue composed ofadipocytes.Its role is to storeenergy in the form offat, although it alsocushions andinsulates the body.Loose (adipose)tissue is also locatedbeneath the skin,also found aroundinternal organs.Loose ConnectiveTissue (Reticular)A type of looseconnective tissue inwhich reticular are themost prominentfibrous component.It forms thesupporting frameworkof the lymphoidorgans.Loose (reticular)tissue is foundaround the kidney,liver, spleen andlymph nodes as wellas bone marrow.Dense RegularConnective TissueMade up of type Icollagen fibers thatare densely packedand arranged inparallel to each otherIts function is tocreate the collagenfibers of the tissues.And transmit forcesover a distance toconnectmuscles/organs.Dense regularconnective tissue isfound in ligamentsand tendons.Elastic ConnectiveTissueElastic connectivetissue is a modifieddense connectivetissue that containsnumerous elasticfibers in addition tocollagen fibers.Allows organs likearteries and lungs torecoil. Providedelasticity andresilience to tissues.Elastic connectivetissue is located inregions wheretendons attach tobones, intervertabraldiscs etc.Dense IrregularConnective TissueIt contains collagenfibres and fibroblasts.It provides strength ,making the skinresistant to tearing bystretching forces.

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