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Unformatted text preview: Cells found in lacunae Perichondrium separates cartilage from surrounding tissues Three types: hyaline, elastic and fibrocartilage Has osteocytes Depend on diffusion through canaliculi for nutrients Little ground substance Dense mineralized matrix Surrounded by periosteum Membranes Membranes are simple organs Form a barrier Composed of epithelium and connective tissue Four types Cutaneous Synovial Serous Mucous Mucous membranes Line cavities that communicate with the exterior Contain lamina propria Serous membranes Line sealed internal cavities Form transudate Cutaneous membrane Covers the body surface Synovial membrane Incomplete lining within joint cavities The Connective Tissue Framework of the Body Organs and systems are interconnected Network of connective tissue proper consisting of Superficial fascia Deep fascia Subserous fascia Muscle Tissue Muscle tissue Specialized for contraction Three types Skeletal Cardiac Smooth...
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