ANATOMY LECTURE 3 - ANATOMY LECTURE THREE Three fiber...

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ANATOMY LECTURE THREE Three fiber types: Collagen is the largest – clear Elastic – wavy appearance when no tension and can be stretched 150% Reticular fibers – very thin, found in basement membranes. Cartilage: Tough and resilient material a lot of extra-cellular material, at a young age you possess a larger hydro composition to allow for hydro pressure usage. Cartilage was just a recap of last lecture Melanocytes: every person possesses the same amount of these cells, however the production of melanin from these cells varies from person to person. The reason for this production is to protect the basal cells from UV radiation. The melanocyte are at the interfaces of two sections, the formation of a melanoma at this junction allows for two different outcomes. 1) if the melanoma is located in the epidermis it can be removed and there is likely no further worry, 2) the second is that melanoma goes to the dermal layer and has access to blood supply and can rapidly grow. Stretch marks: are areas where the skin has been damaged through stretching and the body lays down
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course KIN 324K taught by Professor Farrar during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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ANATOMY LECTURE 3 - ANATOMY LECTURE THREE Three fiber...

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