Connective Tissue: Types, Functions & Disorders


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Connective tissue functions in which way?

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1. The following is NOT an example of connective tissue:

2. The matrix of connective tissue can be:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several types of connective tissues and associated disorders, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your understanding of their characteristics and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your knowledge of the following items:

  • Definition of Marfan syndrome
  • Areolar connective tissue
  • Examples of connective tissue
  • Forms the matrix of connective tissue comes in
  • Functions of connective tissue

Skills Practiced

*Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related anatomy lesson on connective tissue

*Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define types of tissue such as areolar connective tissue

*Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding forms of connective tissue and their functions

Additional Learning

To learn more about the functions of the connective tissues, review the corresponding lesson called Connective Tissue: Types, Functions & Disorders. This middle school science lesson:

  • Explains the purpose and structure of connective tissue
  • Identifies and defines types of connective tissues
  • Defines tendons and ligaments
  • Identifies and defines types connective tissue disorders