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Dense connective tissue

Definition

noun

A type of connective tissue that contains collagen fibers, and functions by providing strong connection between different tissues.


Supplement

Two forms of dense connective tissue:

  • dense regular connective tissue - found in tendons and ligaments.
  • dense irregular connective tissue – found in lower layers of the skin (dermis) and in the protective white layer of the eyeball.


Synonym:

  • dense fibrous tissue

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Re: Collagen

... Connective_Tissue.html The answer is Dense Irregular Connective Tissue. :wink:

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by Maatomaat
Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
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Re:

... 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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Views: 3344

Collagen

Which type of *connective* tissue contains abundant amounts of COLLAGEN? I know collagen ... strength. Possible answers to this question include: Dense Connective Tissue (regular, irregular), Carillage (Hyaline, ...

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by reyrey389
Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:20 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
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What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?

... elastic fibers location; is one of fibers in connective tissues proper , "connective tissue fibers (3) are ... elastic fibers contain the protein "elastin" dense regular (stabalizes position of internal organs -deep ...

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by biolass
Fri May 04, 2007 9:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?
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Histology Help

... From your class description, it's human tissue, right-? And is it safe to assume it's not ... that may not mean anything), which suggests connective tissue matrix (which also is commonly ... stains that will color the proteins). It's not dense, though, which probably rules out cartilage, ...

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by Darby
Sat Mar 17, 2007 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Histology Help
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