Chapter4TissuesMariebPart2

Chapter4TissuesMariebPart2 - Chapter 4 Tissues Part 2...

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Histology = The study of tissues Tissue = A collection of cells that perform related functions, and are similar in structure The Four Primary Tissue Types: Epithelial Connective Muscular Nervous Chapter 4, Tissues, Part 2 Developed by John Gallagher, MS, DVM
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Connective Tissue: Supports, protects, binds tissues Structural characteristics: Specialized cells, few in number Extracellular matrix fibers (collagen) Ground substance (fluid- like) The Four Primary Tissue Types Epithelial Connective Muscular Nervous
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Functions of C.T. Structural framework for body Transport of fluids and dissolved materials Support and protection for organs Energy storage (fat) Defense The Four Primary Tissue Types Epithelial Connective Muscular Nervous
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Classification of Connective Tissue This is similar to Table 4.2 •Loose (areolar) •Adipose •Reticular •Hyaline •Elastic •Fibrocartilage •Irregular •Regular •Elastic •Compact •Spongy
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Mr.wallace during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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Chapter4TissuesMariebPart2 - Chapter 4 Tissues Part 2...

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