Exam 2 A7 P

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ChapinJeanie
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Exam 2 A7 P
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2012-09-30 14:25:45
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Connective tissue
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Dense Connective Tissue, Connective Tissue Proper
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  1. Connective Tissue Proper
    Dense Connective Tissue

    Dense CT`
    • Densly packed collage and or elastic fibers.
    •    1. If mostly collagen= high strength
    •    2. If mostly elastin= Stretchy
    •    3. POOR BLOOD SUPPLY
    •    4. Hard to repair itself
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  2. Connective Tissue Proper
    Dense Connective Tissue

    Types of DCT
    • 1. Dense regular
    • 2. Dense Irregular
    • 3. Elastic
  3. Connective Tissue Proper
    Dense Connective Tissue

    Dense regular
    • 1. Tendons- connects muscle to bone
    • 2. tightly packed collegen
    • 3. white and fiberous
    • 5. Fibers running the same direction,
    •    strong in one direction UNIDIRECTIONAL STRENGTH
  4. Connective Tissue Proper
    Dense Connective Tissue

    Dense Irregular CT
    • 1. Collegen fibers
    • 2. Fibers in all directions
    • 3. Strong but not as strong as regular
    • 4. SHEETS SKIN, capsules on some organs
  5. Connective Tissue Proper
    Dense Connective Tissue


    Elastic CT
    • 1. Stretchy and Strong
    • 2. Vocal Cords, some ligiments EX vert, bone to bone

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