Types of Supportive Connective Tissues

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Which type of tissue is responsible for the exchange of materials through diffusion?

Fluid connective tissue - blood

What is the main function of connective tissues?

Binding and support of other tissues

Which type of tissue regenerates quickly and is mainly for protection?

Stratified squamous epithelial tissue

What is the principle component of connective tissue?

Collagen

What is the main function of fluid connective tissue - blood?

Transport of nutrients and wastes

Which cell type in connective tissue secretes collagen?

Fibroblast

Which connective tissue contains cells called chondrocytes and is composed of collagen embedded in a protein-carbohydrate complex called chondrin?

Cartilage

Which type of connective tissue keeps flesh on bone and is known for not tearing easily?

Collagenous fibers

Which connective tissue serves as an attachment point for muscles and supports the body against gravity?

Bone

Which fluid connective tissue is mainly composed of plasma and is produced in the bone marrow?

Blood

Which connective tissue contains cells called osteocytes and is rich in minerals like calcium phosphate, magnesium, carbonate, and fluoride?

Bone

What is the primary function of epithelial tissue?

Absorb nutrients

Which connective tissue type has fibrous matrix cells that shrink or swell depending on the body's need for fat?

Adipose tissue

Which type of tissue lines the inside of organs and cavities in the body?

Epithelial tissue

Which type of tissue is responsible for secreting chemicals for various purposes such as digestion or regulation?

Epithelial tissue

Smooth muscle tissue is striated, true or false?

False

Which type of tissue is responsible for voluntary movement in the body?

Skeletal muscle tissue

Which type of connective tissue is fluid in nature and functions in transport and immunity?

Blood

Learn about the different types of supportive connective tissues such as collagenous fibers, elastic fibers, and adipose tissue. Understand their roles in the body and how they contribute to the structural integrity of tissues.

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