Hyaline aka"Gristle"

Type: Cartilage

Looks like: round cells (chondrocytes) suspended in gel like substance (matrix).

Function: supports and reinforces, cushioning,

Location: cartilage of the nose, larynx, trenchea.  End of the ribs (costal cartilage).  Forms embryonic skeleton.

source: http://picsicio.us/keyword/hyaline%20tissue/

source: http://www.uoguelph.ca/zoology/devobio/210labs/ct2.html

source: http://clcpages.clcillinois.edu/home/bio567/pages/newtissues/cartilageconnectivetissue.htm

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