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Loose areolar function

protects and binds

2

loose areolar location

dermis
subcutaneous
around organs

3

loose adipose function

storage
protection

4

loose adipose location

subcutaneous
around organs

5

loose reticular function

structure in organs

6

loose reticular location

lymph nodes
spleen

7

dense regular function

attachment to bones & muscles
resists stretch

8

dense regular location

tendons
ligaments

9

dense irregular function

resists stretch in all dirrections

10

dense irregular location

dermis
around organs
covering bones and cartilage

11

dense elastic function

stretch
recoil

12

dense elastic location

artery walls, trachea, vocal chords