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9_28_09 histology 2

9_28_09 histology 2 - -Elastic collageneous reticular Note...

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Name ______________________________ Part 2 11. What is the difference between keratinized epithelium and nonkeratinized epithelium? Keratinized is on the surface and deals with dead skin cells…nonkeratizined doesn’t have dead skin cells 12. What are the different types of connective tissues? Loose connective tissue: - Areolar, reticular, Dense connective - dense regular, and dense irregular 13. What are the eight functions of connective tissue? Storage, movement, heat production, binds organs, transports, immune protection, physical protection, supports 14. ________fibroblasts___are cells that produce fibers and ground substances that form the matrix. 15. ________plasma cells______ are cells that synthesize the disease fighting proteins called antibodies. Note: Be familiar with all of the connective tissue cells found on pg. 161. 16. What is the body’s most abundant protein? - Collagen Histology
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17. What are the three types of protein fibers found in fibrous connective tissue?
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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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