Connective Tissue

Learning Objectives

  • Students should be able to list and describe the functions of the extracellular components of connective tissue and the cell(s) that produce those components.
  • Given a histological image, students should be able to distinguish loose, dense irregular and dense regular connective tissues and describe the roles of each.
  • Given a histological image, students should be able to distinguish white and brown adipose tissue and the differences in function.
  • Students should be able to identify the different classes of cartilage and explain the mechanical properties and functions of each.

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In-class Session

Readiness Assessment Quiz

Team-Based Questions