group of tissues working together to perform a function
Ligament v. Tendon
What tissue makes them up?
L: connects bone to bone
T: connects muscle to bone
Dense regular tissue.
What holds the pituitary gland?
Sella turcia -> on sphenoid bone
Capable of digesting foreign objects in immune system.
Hardens skin and waterproof.
90% water and electrolytes
10% everything else
Divides body into right and left. Most well known = midsagittal.
Forms outer wall of cavity.
Becomes the Ventral body cavity; forms when you split mesoderm.
Generates force for movement.
attach muscle to bone.
Walls of heart.
No striations, spindle cells.
Walls of hollow organs.
Haversian systems also known as... and found in...
Osteons: found in compact bone.
Form basis of skeleton.
Surround blood vessels and nerves.
Fights against infection.
Collagen (most abundant)
Reticular (fine collagen)
All 3 fibers.
Cells: fibroblasts, macrophages, mast cells, some white blood cells.