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w/in this 2nd tissue type we have 4 types of C.T. classifications. what are they?

1. soft solid
2. firm solid
3. rigid solid
4. fluid

2

there are two types of soft connective tissue. name them

1. C.T. Proper
2. Specialized C.T.

3

what is in the C.T. Proper?

1. loose C.T. which is deep to the epithelium and serves as a padding
2. dense C.T. which is deep to loose C.T. (tightly bound)

4

loose C.T. in oral cavity is which layer?

papillary layer, which is b/low the epithelium

5

dense C.T. is tightly packed w/many fibers and provides what for the tissues?

strength

6

what are the specialized C.T.?

1. adipose
2. elastic
3. reticular

7

which are the most common?

adipose

8

describe adipose

fat tissue; very little blood flow

9

describe elastic

e.g. vocal chords

10

elastic is going to have a lot of what kind of fibers?

elastic FIBERS

11

describe reticular

supportive framework for blood vessels and internal organs