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How do you make different types of connective tissue?

Take the cells and change the matrix

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Fibroblasts

Secrete fibers and ground substance

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Macrophages

Destroy bacteria and garbage by phagocytosis

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Plasma cells

Secrete antibodies

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White blood cells

Leukocytes

Phagocytosis

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What are the fibers embedded in extracellular matrix?

Proteins

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What are the types of fibers embedded in extracellular matrix?

Collagen
Elastic
Reticular

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Collagen

Thickest & straight

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Elastic

Thin and straight

Areola

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Reticular

Mesh like

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Loose connective tissue

Areolar
Adipose
Reticular

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Dense connective tissue

Strong attachment b/w structures

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What is the structure of dense connective tissue

Cartilage
Bone

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Cartilage types

Hyaline
Fibrocartilage
Elastic

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Hyaline cartilage

Most common and weakest

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Fibrocartilage

Strongest

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Elastic cartilage

Bends and flexible

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Fluid of dense connective tissue

Blood
In blood vessels and chamber of heart

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What are the kinds of dense connective tissue

Regular
Irregular
Elastic

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Connective tissue

Most abundant and widely distributed tissues in body

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Dermatomes

Bundles of collagen laid down in layers throughout body

Less likely to "scar"