Connective Tissue

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

Connective cells bind structures together, create a framework and assistance for organs and the body all at once, store fat, transport substances, protect versus disease, and help repair tissue damages. Connective tissue cells are able to duplicate however not as rapidly as epithelial cells. Most connective tissues have a great blood supply but some do not. The types of connective tissue include loose connective tissue, adipose tissue, dense coarse connective tissue, elastic connective tissue, cartilage, osseous tissue, and blood.

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