... Structurally, the joints are classified as:
- bones are connected by fibrous
connective tissue .
cartilaginous - bones ... joints
3 Cartilaginous joints
... lines most types of cartilage. There are two distinct layers, an outer fibrous
layer and inner chondrogenic layer. The fibrous
layer contains fibroblasts which can produce collagen fibers while the ...
... (which are the kidneys' "filters") and urine tubes and is supported by a fibrous
hilus : The opening in the middle of the concave medial border ... the cortex. They consist of lines of blood vessels and urinary tubes and a fibrous
renal sinus : The cavity which houses the renal pyramids.
... whole structure is surrounded by cytoplasm. (Drawing is based on ER images.)
Inside the nucleus is one or several nucleoli surrounded by a fibrous
matrix called the nucleoplasm . The nucleoplasm is a liquid with a gel-like consistency (similar in this respect to the cytoplasm ), in which many ...
... a "soup" with free-floating particles, but is highly organized on the molecular level. The cytosol also contains the cytoskeleton . This is made of fibrous
proteins ( microfilaments , microtubules , and intermediate filaments ) and (in many organisms) maintains the shape of the cell, anchors ...
... view of stained keratin.
Keratin is a protein used by numerous groups of animals as a structural element, and is a classic example of a fibrous
Keratin is a tough, insoluble protein found in the outer layer of the skin of human beings and many other animals. This outer layer of ...
... of the liver, caused mainly by various viruses but also by some poisons, autoimmunity or hereditary conditions.
Cirrhosis is the formation of fibrous
tissue in the liver, replacing dead liver cells. The death of the liver cells can for example be caused by alcoholism or other toxins, or ...