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Unformatted text preview: 2. Ligaments 3. Aponeuroses 4. Fascia 5. Fibrous joints Elastic Connective Tissue Elastic 1. Makes the arteries flex and able to absorb the pulse pressure 2. Gives Lungs their recoil 1. Walls of large arteries and in stroma of lungs 2. Sparingly in some elastic ligaments Reticular Connective Tissue 1. Has reticular fibers only 1. Forms internal support for many soft organs 1. Internal support of the kidneys, spleen, liver, and many other soft organs 2. Lymph nodes Hyaline Cartilage 1. Has Organic collagen fibers 2. Finely divided 3. Covering is fibrous called perichondrium 4. Has Ground Substances 1. Provide flexible support 1. Nose 2. Ribs 3. Cartilage model 4. For Bone Development Elastic Cartilage 1. Dense bundles 2. Is Rare 3. Made of Elastic 1. Maintains shape and flexible support 1. Found in epiglottis and ear Fibrocartilage 1. Dense Bundles of collagen fibers 1. Shock Absorption 1. Major component of intervertebral disks and the symphysis pubis...
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- Spring '09
- Physiology, Collagen, Connective Tissue Histology