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Connective tissues

Connective tissue

(Science: pathology) Rather general term for mesodermally derived tissue that may be more or less specialised. Cartilage and bone are specialised connective tissue, as is blood, but the term is probably better reserved for the less specialised tissue that is rich in extracellular matrix (collagen, proteoglycan etc.) and that surrounds other more highly ordered tissues and organs.


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please tell me what this is

These are all connective tissues: 1. Blood 2. Areolar connective tissue 3. Hyaline cartilage 4. Bone cross-section

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by Cat
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: please tell me what this is
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Several Membrane questions!!!

... of cells that have a similar shape and function. Different types of tissues can be found in different organs. In humans, there are four basic types of tissue: epithelial, connective, muscular, and nervous tissue. answer no 2:Epithelial tissue is one of the ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:39 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Several Membrane questions!!!
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it does, but not abundant amount, there are other tissues with higher amount of collagen The answer is Dense Connective tissue, im just not sure if its regular or irregular....

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by reyrey389
Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
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Collagen

Which type of *connective* tissue contains abundant amounts of COLLAGEN? I know collagen fibers provide ... Tissue (regular, irregular), Carillage (Hyaline, Elastic, Fibrous), Bone (Osteous Tissues) Can it be fibrous?

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by reyrey389
Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:20 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
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Questions about Connective Tissue

... asking this is because my textbook says that "Collagen fibers are very strong and resist pulling forces, but they are not stiff, which allows tissues flexibility." However, my notes say "Collagen fibers are resistant to stretching." Don't these two quotes contradict each other? ...

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by reyrey389
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions about Connective Tissue
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