Histology

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mct
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239138
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Histology
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2013-10-19 18:05:37
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Connective Tissue
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  1. Types of soft connective tissue
    • Loose Areoloar: synovium, messentry, fat
    • Dense irregular: joint capsule, dermis, subcutis
    • Dense regular: tendon, ligament, fascia, chorda tendinea
  2. Parts of a Joint Capsule
    • 1. Joint cavity
    • 2. Synovial membrane
    • 3. Articular cartilage
    • 4. Fibrous capsule
  3. Loose Areoloar soft connective tissue
    Synovium, messentry, fat
  4. Dense irregular soft connective tissue
    Joint capsule, dermis, subcutis
  5. Dense regular soft connective tissue
    Tendon, ligament, fascia, chorda, tendinea
  6. Cartilage Function
    • Mineralization (assists in bone formation)
    • Attachment
    • Compression
    • Shear
    • Tension
    • Lubrication of articular surfaces (lubricin)
  7. Types of cartilage
    • Hyaline (glassy): joints, trachea, Nose, Growth plate; chondrocytes (in lacunus)
    • Fibrocartilage (fibrous): Meniscus, Articular Labrum (acetabulum, glenoid), Skeleton of Heart, IVD; Fobrochondrocytes
    • Elastic Cartliage (fbrous + elastic) Ear (pinna), Epiglotis; chondrocytes

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