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1

there are 3 kinds of tissue fibers. what are they?

1. collagen fibers
2. elastic fibers
3. reticular fibers

2

what is the primary fiber type?

collagen

3

collagen is composed of?

protein and collagen

4

collagen is the main tissue fiber for all C.T. except for?

blood

5

elastic is embedded in the protein by?

microfilaments

6

what stretches and returns to original form?

elastin

7

what is an example for elastic?

soft palate

8

reticular is seen in what structures?

embryonic structures

9

describe reticulin

a mesh-like arrangements

10

reticular is also not as

common