Anatomy & Physiology Question #25

Question

Which body structure contains collagen, fiber, proteoglycans, and chondrocytes?

Answers

  1. Bone.
    • Rationale:
  2. Adipose.
    • Rationale:
  3. Dense connective tissue.
    • Rationale:
  4. Cartilage.
    • Rationale:
  5. Blood
    • Rationale:

Overview

Explanation

The correct answer is D. Cartilage is composed of specialized cells called chondrocytes that produce a large amount of collagenous extracellular matrix.Cartilage can also be made up of chondrocytes, proteoglycans, collagen fibers. The other choices do not contain the same contents as cartilage.

Learning Outcomes

Test Taking Tip

Video Rationale