Part B

In the space that follows, sketch a small section of each of the types of connective tissues you observed. For each sketch, label the major characteristics, indicate the magnification used, write an example of a location, and provide a function. Compare the tissues observed to those shown in figure 8.1.

Loose (areolar) connective tissue ( x) Location

Adipose tissue ( x) Location

Function

Function

Dense connective tissue ( x) Location

Elastic connective tissue ( x) Location

Function

Function

Reticular connective tissue ( x) Location

Hyaline cartilage ( x) Location

Function

Function

Elastic cartilage ( x) Location

Fibrocartilage ( x) Location

Function

Function

Bone ( x) Location

Blood ( x) Location

Function

Function

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