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1

define firm solid C.T.

non-calcified CT assoc. w/the skeleton

2

what ae the functions of firm solid C.T.?

1. form a temporary skeleton
2. covers most joint articular surfaces

3

e.g. of firm solid C.T.

cartilage around the TMJ joint

4

what is firm solid C.T. comprised of?

collagen cells more flexible than bone
(a matrix of cells mainly collagen)

5

why is collagen cells more flexible then bone?

because it contains the fibers but they are not mineralized

6

firm solid c.t. does not have circulation. what do you call this?

avascular