Connective Tissue Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Areolar
Connective, Loose Connective Tissue
Located Beneath Epithelium
Functions to bind tissue together; provide nutrients to epithelium
Areolar
Adipose
Loose Connective Tissue
Located: Around Organs and under skin
Functions to store lipids and provide insulation
Adipose
Adipose
Dense Regular
Primary: Dense Connective Tissue
Located Tendon and ligaments
Resist pulling forces at attachment points
Dense Regular
Dense Irregular
Located In the dermis of the skin
Resists pulling from many diff directions that would tear the skin when skin is stretched
Dense Irregular
Dense Irregular
Hyaline Cartilage Connective Tissue
Primary: Cartilage Connective Tissue
Loacted External Ear, Auditory Tube, Epiglottis
Functions to keep trachea open, reduce friction
Hyaline Cartilage C T
Hyaline Cartilage C. T.
Elastic Cartilage Connective Tissue
Primary: Cartilage Connective Tissue
Located in the ear lobe, epiglottis
Functions to be stretchy
Elastic Cartilage Connective Tissue
Elastic Cartilage Connective tissue
Fibrocartilage Connective Tissue
Primary: Cartilage Connective Tissue
Located at intervertebral discs, and menisci
Fibrocartilage
Compact Bone Connective Tissue
Primary: Bone Connective Tissue
Located exterior of bone
Functions to support, protection,, storage of minerals
Bone Connective Tissue
Blood Connective Tissue
Located in arteries; Carry oxygen to tissue (RBC-Erythrocytes)
WBC-Leukocytes
Platelets-Thrombocytes
Blood Connective Tissue
Blood Connective Tissue
Integumentary System
Includes:Skin, Hair Nails, Sweat, and Sebaceous glands
Functions: Protective Barrier
Epidermis
Most superficial layer, outer layer of skin; composed of epithelial tissue
Squamous epithelium
Dermis
(Deep to the epidermis)
HAs Papillary region and reticular layer
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