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]
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- "NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms". National Cancer Institute. February 2, 2011. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
- Information (US), National Center for Biotechnology (1998). Skin and Connective Tissue. National Center for Biotechnology Information (US).
- "Connective tissue - Oxford Reference". oxfordreference.com. doi:10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095632567. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
ligament the tissue that connects two or more bones at a joint
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
tendon a fibrous cord of tissue that connects muscle to bone.