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1

What is the function of elastic fibers?

Provides stretch

2

What are the 3 types of exocrine glands?

Merocrine, Apocrine, Holocrine

3

What do Holocrine glands do and where are they located?

Function: They secrete fluid with whole cells being lost Location: Sebaceous gland

4

What are Exocrine Glands?

Glands that secrete substances into a duct

5

What is the function of reticular fibers?

Forms a light structural outline

6

What do Merocrine glands do and where are they located?

Function: They secrete fluid with no cellular loss Location: Pancreas

7

What are the 3 types of fibers that are produced in connective tissue?

Collagen, elastic, and reticular

8

What do Apocrine glands do and where are they located?

Function: They secrete fluid with small cellular loss Location: Mammary glands

9

What is the function of collagen fibers?

Provides high tensile strength