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February 26 Bio Types of Connective Tissue loose connective tissue → not a lot of protein fibers; foundation dense connective tissue → lots of protein fibers; strong specialized connective tissue Specialized Connective Tissue cartilage adipose bone blood Cartilage dense, gelatinous matrix closely packed protein fibers widely spaced cells tough and flexible found in rings of respiratory air tubes, external ear, tip of nose provides flexible support; cushions Adipose tissue little matrix lots of adipocytes (fat cells) energy storage, insulation found under skin, around kidneys and heart Bone cells surrounded by a matrix hardened by deposits of calcium phosphate protection, support, movement found in the skeleton Blood liquid matrix (plasma) formed elements (cell and cell fragments) and proteins suspended in matrix transport and protection Muscle tissue functions: responsible for movement structure: long, thin cells (muscle fibers) that are capable of contracting when stimulated three types of muscle skeletal cardiac smooth Which is true?
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a. smooth muscle moves the skeleton
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