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strongest of the cartilage types. Collagen fibers are
clearly visible between the chondr ocytes. Elastic - Found in structures needing strength a nd
elasticity, like the outer ear, elastic cartilage is the most
flexible of the three types. Elastic fibers are visible
betwee n the chondrocytes. Bone (Osseous) Tissue
10. Examine the following on y our CD. Re me mber, click on the red words to progress for more information
on that structure.
Compact Bone - Define or descri be each of the following for
Compact bone func tion - Supports soft tissue, protect
internal orga ns, acts as a lever during muscle contr action,
storage of calcium and phosphate, resists stresses
produced by weight & move me nt
Os teon - a structural unit of c ompact bone, aligne d in the same direction along the stress lines
Lamellae - ring shape d layer of collagen and calcified matrix within the oste on.
Lacunae is the space between the lamellae housing an osteocyte.
Haversian Canal – also known as the “central canal” It is the central region of a...
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- Anatomy, Collagen