Z331 Fall 2010 Ecampus Week 1 Histology 3 Connective, Muscular and Neural Posted

Z331 Fall 2010 Ecampus Week 1 Histology 3 Connective, Muscular and Neural Posted

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Week 1: Chapter 4 -   The Tissue Level of  Organization 3: Connective Tissue
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2. Connective Tissue   Fills internal spaces Supports other tissues Transports materials Stores energy 4-8, 119 4-15, 128
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All CT derived from embryonic mesoderm Thibodeau,  6 th  ed., fig.  5.2
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Connective Tissues (p118) Support, surround, interconnect Provide structure  Store energy  Transport materials  Protect & defend
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Classification of Connective Tissues Connective tissue proper: connect and protect Fluid connective tissues: transport Supportive connective tissues: structural strength
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Characteristics of Connective  Tissues Specialized cells Fibroblasts (in CT proper) Matrix (extracellular components) Solid - protein fibers Fluid - ground substance fills spaces between cells majority of tissue volume *blood* Figure 4–8, p119
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Fibers in CTP Collagen fibers: 
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ZOOLOGY 331 taught by Professor Amyharwell during the Fall '10 term at Oregon State.

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Z331 Fall 2010 Ecampus Week 1 Histology 3 Connective, Muscular and Neural Posted

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