Connective tissue

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Connective tissue is tissue that supports, protects, and provides a scaffold for other tissues of the body.

Function: Support, protect, surround, or give structure to other tissues.[edit | edit source]

Connective tissues include bone, ligaments, fat, blood, lymph, cartilage, and tendons, etc., and is integrated into the skin. [1][2][3]

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  1. "NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms". National Cancer Institute. Feb 2, 2011. Retrieved Aug 28, 2019. 
  2. Information (US), National Center for Biotechnology (1998). Skin and Connective Tissue. National Center for Biotechnology Information (US). 
  3. "Connective tissue - Oxford Reference". www.oxfordreference.com. doi:10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095632567. Retrieved Aug 28, 2019. 

cartilage - firm, whitish, flexible connective tissue found in various forms in the larynx and respiratory tract, in structures such as the external ear, and in the articulating surfaces of joints

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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