Tissues: Connective

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DesLee26
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Tissues: Connective
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2013-02-21 13:04:28
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BIL 220 Connective Tissue
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  1. Composition of cartilage
    • Chondrocytes reside in lacunae within a matrix of mucopolysaccharides and fibers
    • Perichondrium – CT covering
  2. Cartilage 
    vascular or no?
    • •Avascular – diffusion
    • of nutrients / gases through the matrix
  3. Cartilage
    Function and Type
    • Functions: form and protection
    • Types:
    • Hyaline 
    • Elastic
    • Fibrocartilage
    • Calcified
  4. bone function
    support, protection, movement, form
  5. Bone composition
    • Cells:  osteoblasts, osteocytes, osteoclasts
    • Matrix:  amorphorous ground substance and fibers (mostly collagenous) and hydroxyapatite
    • Canaliculi running through matrix
    • Periosteum:  CT covering
  6. Bone location
    vascualr or no
    Types
    • Location:  skeleton
    • Very vascular
    • Types:  Spongy or Cancellous and Compact
  7. Blood (Vascular Tissue)
    Fucntion
    Functions:  transport of materials, temperature regulation, defense
  8. Blood (Vascular Tissue)
    Location and composition
    • Location:  circulatory system
    • Composition:
    • Cells:  Erythrocytes (RBC), Leucocytes (WBC), Thrombocytes (Platelets)
    • Matrix:  Plasma (a liquid!)

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