Biol 32 Tissues

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  1. Merocrine Glands
    secrete thier products by exocytosis as they are produced
  2. Holocrine Glands
    they accumulate thier products within or until they rupture
  3. Where is the ground tissue found in the body?
  4. What are the 4 classes and subclasses of connective tissue?
    • 1.) Connective tissue proper (which includes fat and fibrous tissue found in ligamnets)
    • 2.) Cartilage
    • 3.) Bone tissue
    • 4.) Blood
  5. What are the 4 main functions of connective tissue?
    • 1.) Binding and support
    • 2.) Protection
    • 3.) Insulation, and as blood
    • 4.) Transportation of substandces within the body
  6. What are the 3 main elements of connective tissue?
    • Ground substance
    • fibers
    • cells
  7. Ground substance
    is the unstructured material that fills the space between the cells and contains the fibers
  8. What are the 3 fibers found in connective tissue matrix?
    • Collagen
    • Elastic
    • Reticular fibers
  9. Collagen Fibers
    are constructed primarily of the fibrous protien collegen
  10. Elastic Fibers
    are the long thin fibers that form branching networks in the extracellular martix
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Biol 32 Tissues
Ch 4 Tissues
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