Practice Lab Practical on Connective Tissue

  1. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the tissue type.
    2. Where is it typically found?
    3. Identify the pink strand indicated by the letter A.
    4. What is the function of the strand indicated by the letter A?
    5. Identify the black line indicated by the blue arrow.
    6. Why is the fiber indicated by the blue arrow important?
    7. Identify the cell indicated by the green arrow.
    8. What is the function of the cell indicated by the green arrow?
    9. Identify the cell indicated by the yellow arrow.
    10. What is the function of the cell indicated by the yellow arrow?

  2. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the tissue.
    2. What is the cell indicated by the red star?
    3. Give 3 functions for this tissue.
    4. What is the structure indicated by the green arrow?
    5. Why is the green arrow structure in an eccentric position in these cells?

  3. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the tissue type?
    2. Identify the noncellular component indicated by the red star.
    3. What is the cell indicated by the green arrow?
    4. What are 2 locations where this tissue could be found?
    5. How does the structure of this tissue fit its function?

  4. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the tissue type.
    2. What are 3 locations for this tissue?
    3. Identify the cell indicated by the yellow arrow.
    4. What was the yellow arrow cell previously known as?
    5. Identify the white space indicated by the green arrow.
    6. What is the primary component of the extracellular matrix in this tissue?
    7. How many blood vessels would you typically find in this tissue?

  5. What are the major functions of bone?
  6. What are the 4 major types of bone?

  7. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the type of bone indicated by the yellow arrow.
    2. Identify the type of bone indicated by the pink arrow.
    3. Identify the type of bone indicated by the blue arrow.
    4. Identify the type of bone indicated by the green arrow.

  8. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the structural region indicated by the pink bracket.
    2. What membrane would surround the pink bracket region?
    3. Identify the structural regions indicated by the green ovals.
    4. What would cover the joint surfaces in the green oval regions?

  9. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the bone tissue indicated by the blue arrow.
    2. Identify the structure indicated by the purple bracket.
    3. What was the purple bracket structure previously?
    4. What type of bone is indicated by the red star?
    5. What space is indicated by the blue star?
    6. What would be found within the space indicated by the blue star and what is its function?
  10. In the above picture:
    1. What is the predominant type of bone tissue in the model?
    2. What specific part of what bone type is depicted in this model?
    3. Identify the structure indicated by the dashed green circle.
    4. What is the primary function of an osteon in the femur?
    5. Identify the membrane indicated by the white arrow.
    6. Identify the membrane indicated by the yellow arrow.
    7. Name 2 non-bone structures to which the yellow arrow structure could be attached.
    8. Identify the structures indicated by the red arrow.
    9. What is function of the structures indicated by the red arrow?
    10. Identify the space indicated by the blue arrow.
    11. What occupies the space indicated by the blue arrow.
    12. Identify the layer indicated by the pink arrow.
    13. Identify the layer indicated by the green arrow.
    14. Identify the layers indicated by the red trapezoid.

  11. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the membrane indicated by the yellow arrow.
    2. Identify the structures indicated by the red arrow.
    3. Identify the space indicated by the green arrow.
    4. Identify the space indicated by the pink arrow.
    5. What occupies the space indicated by the pink arrow.
    6. Identify the space indicated by the blue arrow.
    7. What occupies the space indicated by the blue arrow.

  12. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the structure indicated by the pink dashed circle.
    2. Identify the space indicated by the yellow dashed circle.
    3. Identify the layer indicated by the blue arrow.
    4. Identify the layer indicated by the green arrow.
    5. Identify the space indicated by the yellow arrow.
    6. What occupies the space indicated by the yellow arrow.
    7. What used to occupy the space indicated by the yellow arrow.
    8. What is the function of the cell that used to occupy the space indicated by the yellow arrow.
    9. Identify the space indicated by the red arrow.
    10. What is the function of the space indicated by the red arrow.

  13. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the tissue and how it was sliced.
    2. Identify the structure indicated by the red dashed circle.
    3. Identify the space indicated by the red arrow.
    4. Identify the layer indicated by the purple bracket.
    5. Identify the layer indicated by the green polygon.
    6. Identify the space indicated by the yellow arrow.
    7. What occupies the space indicated by the yellow arrow.
    8. What used to occupy the space indicated by the yellow arrow.

  14. In the above picture:
    1. Identify the space indicated by the pink arrow.
    2. What is the function of the space indicated by the pink arrow.


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