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Connective tissue (CT) is one of the four types of biological tissue that supports, connects or separates different types of tissues and organs in the body. It develops from the mesoderm. The other three types are epithelial, muscle, and nervous tissue. Connective tissue is found in between other tissues everywhere in the body, ...

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Connective tissue is the most abundant, widely distributed, and varied type. ... adipocytes (fat cells); leukocytes (white blood cells, also found outside the ...

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Learn more about connective tissues: loose, fibrous, and cartilage in the Boundless open textbook. Connective tissue is found throughout the body, providing ...

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Cartilage is a flexible connective tissue found in many areas in the bodies of humans and other animals, including the joints between bones, the rib cage, the ear ...

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Learn more about characteristics of connective tissue in the Boundless open ... A type of cell found in connective tissue that synthesizes the extracellular matrix ...

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Apr 29, 2015 ... LOCATION of connective tissue; COMPONENTS of connective tissue. Cells -- fibroblasts, adipocytes, macrophages, mast cells, lymphocytes, ...

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Dec 3, 2014 ... Connective tissue is composed primarily of two elements: cells and a matrix. The types of cells found in connective tissue vary depending on ...

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Distinguish the connective tissues from all epithelial tissues on the basis of location, cell density and the presence of discrete fibers. 2. Distinguish between ...

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What are the three main classifications of connective tissue and their subcatagories? ... What is the general composition and location of the subcategories?

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Apr 7, 2017 ... Another type of connective tissue is dense or fibrous connective tissue, which is found in tendons and ligaments. These structures help attach ...