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Unformatted text preview: -Elastic, collageneous, reticular Note: Know how each type of fiber differ. 18. What is the most abundant glycosaminoglycan (GAG) in the body and where is it found? -Chondrotoin 19. ____areolar____ tissue exhibits loosely organized fibers, abundant blood vessels, and a lot of seemingly empty space. 20. Which type of connective tissue has thick bundles of collagen that run in random directions and also has relatively little room for cells and ground substances? (163)-Dense irregular connective tissue Note: Know the other types of fibrous connective tissues. 21. ________________ is a hereditary defect in elastic fibers that usually results from a mutation in the gene fibrillin. 22. ________________ is always converted to ________________, which is a denser calcified tissue with no visible spaces. 23. What is the connective tissue that functions as a vascular transport system? 24. Which type of tissues are the most excitable? -Nervous and muscular...
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