Areolar

Type: loose connective tissue

Looks like: gel like matrix with a mixture of all three fibers: collagen, reticular and elastic.  Plus fibroblast, macrophages, mast cells and white blood cells.  Check out the photo below for visual.

source: http://webanatomy.net/histology/connective/connective_index.htm
Function: holds tissue in place, it wraps and cushion organs, the macropahages each bacteria and plays a major role in inflammation.

Location: mostly under the epithelia body, packages organs and surrounds capillaries.
source: http://webanatomy.net/histology/connective/connective_index.htm

source: http://faculty.ksu.edu.sa/aalharbi/106%20ZOO%20first%20exam/Forms/AllItems.aspx

source: http://www.carlalbert.edu/dwann/tissue.htm



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