List the structural and functional characteristics of that tissue;
Name, classify and describe the various "subtypes" of that tissue;
Give an example of where you might find this tissue in the human body and what its functional role is there; and© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:22 am ad1c9bdddf
list the structural and functional characteristics of that tissue;
name, classify and describe the various "subtypes" of that tissue;
give an example of where you might find this tissue in the human body and what its functional role is there; and
Connective tissue contains epithelial tissue and nerve tissues as well as muscle tissues. The blood and nerves are also made of connective tissues. Connective tissues provide mechanical support and immune response. Connective tissue consists of individual cells scattered within extracellular matrix. Connective tissue cells are separated from one another by extracellular matrix unlike other cells. The most common connective tissue cells are the fibroblasts that secrete collagen; adipocytes that store fat; and macrophages that participate in inflammation. Connective tissue contains cells embedded in an extracellular matrix, and the matrix consists of fibers and ground substance.
Composed of four basic tissue types:
Others- fibrous, elastic, adipose, lymphoid, areolar, blood, bone and cartilage
Ordinary connective tissue contains all of the basic components of connective tissue in reasonable proportion, including cells, extracellular fibers, and extracellular ground substance.
Special connective tissue are highly differentiated and localized forms of "special" connective tissue that share many common features ( structural components, cell lineages) with connectie tissue proper. Special forms ...
Connective tissues formed the skeleton form which epithelial tissue rest and within which nerve tissue and muscle tissue are embedded. Connective tissue provide mechanical support for other tissue, communication for other tissues, and transport among other tissues. Most importantly, connective tissue have roles in immunological response by triggering lymphocytes and macrophages.
Connective Tissues and Homeostatic Imbalance
Can someone assist with descriptive explanations?
1. Describe the different types of connective tissue found in the human body using the appropriate anatomical terminology. Include in your description the structure, location in the body, and function of each type.
2. Choose one of the specific types of connective tissue to describe further. How is its structure related to its function?
3. Find an example of a homeostatic imbalance involving the tissue type you described in Question 2 above. How does this homeostatic imbalance impact the body? How might you correct this imbalance?