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1) Cartilage is a support tissue.

2) Cartilage has to be highly irrigated by blood in order to perform its function.

3) The most abundant collagen type in the hyaline cartilage extracellular matrix is the type I collagen.

4) Aggrecan is abundant in cartilages.

5) A choncron is a chondroblast ready to differentiate into a chondrocyte.

6) The perichondrium is a tissue layer that covers some cartilages.

7) Cartilage may grow by appositon.

8) The nose keeps its shape thanks to fibrous cartilage.

9) An isogenous group is a couple or a tetrad of chondrocytes into the same cartilage lacuna.

10) The chondrogenic part of the perichondrium is the closest to the mature cartilage.

11) The articular cartilage is a type of hyaline cartilage.

12) Elastic cartilage forms tendons.

13) The elastic cartilage contains many elastic fibers.

14) Fibrocartilage shows a perichondrium.

15) Fibrocartilage is found in the trachea.

16) The most abundant collagen type in fibrocartilage is type II collagen.

17) The extracellular matrix of the hyaline cartilage is smooth.

18) Articular cartilage is continuous with bone tissue.

19) There is no perichondrium wrapping the elastic cartilage.

20) The hyaline cartilage has a very hydrated extracellular matrix.

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