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Meaning of CONNECTIVE TISSUE

Pronunciation:  ku'nektiv 'tishoo

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
 
 See Also: animal tissue, areolar tissue, bone, bone marrow, collagen, cutis, elastic tissue, endoneurium, facia, fascia, granulation, granulation tissue, ground substance, histiocyte, intercellular substance, labrocyte, ligament, marrow, mast cell, mastocyte, matrix, os, perineurium, scar tissue, sinew, skin, submucosa, tegument, tendon

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Connective tissue is a material consisting of fibers that form a framework that provides support structure for body tissues.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Tissue which contains a lot of noncellular material between its cells. It connects or binds other tissues, organs, or structures.
 

 

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