Connective Tissue

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getsillyes
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190415
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Connective Tissue
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2012-12-21 00:59:47
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  1. Functions of Connective Tissue
    • Bind Structures together
    • Provide support and protection
    • Fill spaces
    • Produce Blood
    • Store Fat
  2. Function to bind structures together and to provide support. Associated with the epithelium.
    Loose (Areolar) Connective Tissue
  3. Functions in a support role. Binds muscle and bone together. Also hold joints together.
    Dense Fibrous Connective Tissue
  4. Functions to store fat and provide insulation
    Adipose Tissue
  5. Functions to support and protect. Found in a small chamber called Lacunae.
    Cartilage
  6. Found in the nose, end of bones, and fetal skeletons
    Hyaline Cartilage
  7. Found in the outer ear
    Elastic Cartilage
  8. Found in vertebral disks and some joints.  Functions to absorb shock and contains strong collagen fibers.
    Fibrocartilage
  9. Types of Bone
    • Compact Bone
    • Spongy Bone
  10. Types of Blood
    • White Blood Cells
    • Red Blood Cells
    • Platelets

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