Structure Of Holocrine Gland

Answer Key: a. Exocrine gland, b. Endocrine gland, c. Goblet cell, d. Merocrine glands, e. Vesicles, f. Apocrine glands, g. Holocrine glands

Merocrine Glands

Connective tissue is a varied group of associated tissues, all of which are derived from an embryonic tissue known as mesenchyme. Connective tissue not only has cells, as do all of the other tissues, but it also has fibers and a large amount of background substance called matrix. There are many specific tissues that belong to connective tissue. Loose connective tissue is found wrapping around organs or under the epidermis and it is composed of collagenous, elastic, and reticular fibers, a liquid matrix and numerous cells, many of which have an immune function. Dense regular connective tissue has a few cells called fibrocytes and a small amount of matrix with most of the tissue composed of a regular arrangement of collagenous fibers. This specific tissue makes up tendons and ligaments. If the fibers are not in an orderly arrangement, then the tissue is called dense irregular connective tissue. This tissue is found in places like the white of the eye.

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Elastic Fiber Structure

Answer Key. a. Matrix, b. Fibrocyte, c. Collagenous fiber, d. Elastic fiber, e. Loose connective tissue, f. Dense regular connective tissue, g. Dense irregular connective tissue

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