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Elastic tissue

Definition

noun, plural: elastic tissues

A connective tissue composed of elastic fibers produced by fibroblasts and can stretch up to 1.5 times their length and snap back to their original length when relaxed.


Synonym: elastica, tela elastica.


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Collagen

Which type of *connective* tissue contains abundant amounts of COLLAGEN? I know collagen fibers provide connective ... include: Dense Connective 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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Views: 3244

Re: Animal Qs.

The tissue type repsonsible for protection of the body from the external environment? -skin, epithelium ... macromolecular assembly of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? I think first, because it should be protocollagen Which ...

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by JackBean
Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:59 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Qs.
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tissues/histology

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by Nicolodn
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:12 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: tissues/histology
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Views: 4251

Animal Qs.

... down my answers, these are the ones I'm not sure about. THANKS. The tissue type repsonsible for protection of the body from the external environment? ... of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? ---------- Which is false? - primary cell ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Nov 13, 2010 6:21 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Qs.
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vertebrate physiology

... down my answers, these are the ones I'm not sure about. THANKS. The tissue type repsonsible for protection of the body from the external environment? ... of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? ---------- Which is false? - primary cell ...

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by Nicolodn
Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:22 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: vertebrate physiology
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