Cartilage Structure and Function Quiz

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What is the main role of chondrocytes in cartilage?

Synthesize the cartilage matrix

In which type of cartilage can lacunae be found containing more than one chondrocyte?

Hyaline cartilage

What serves as the precursor to chondrocytes in cartilage?


What is the primary function of perichondrium in relation to cartilage?

Surround and support the cartilage tissue

Which type of cartilage is found at the end of ribs and on the articular surface of bones?

Hyaline cartilage

What is the main function of fibrocartilage?

Form dense and irregular collagen bundles

Test your knowledge on the structure and function of cartilage, including the main functions of chondrocytes, types of cartilage, and the functions of fibrocartilage.

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