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Connective Tissue
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Definition of Connective Tissue
The supporting or framework tissue of the animal body, formed of fibrous and ground substance with more or less numerous cells of various kinds -- it is derived from the mesenchyme, and this in turn from the mesoderm -- the varieties of connective tissue are: areolar or loose -- adipose -- dense, regular or irregular, white fibrous -- elastic -- mucous -- and lymphoid tissue -- cartilage -- and bone -- the blood and lymph may be regarded as connective tissues the ground substance of which is a liquid.

Connective Tissue is from the group

Connective and Soft Tissue

Other Names for Connective Tissue

Connective Tissue
connective tissue

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