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1
Q

which has more collagen fibers?

A

tendons

2
Q

which has more ground substance?

A

ligaments

3
Q

which has more collagen III?

A

ligaments

4
Q

which has more elastic fibers?

A

ligaments

5
Q

which has more blood supply?

A

tendons

6
Q

which has more CT

A

tendons

7
Q

which has a more organized fiber arrangement?

A

tendons

8
Q

what is the orientation of ligaments fibers?

A

more of a weaving pattern

9
Q

what is the orientation of tendon fibers?

A

more of a long axis