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Connective tissue - Wikipedia


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.

Connective_Tissue - University of Kansas Medical Center


Cells of Connective Tissue. 1. Fibroblasts These are the stars of the connective tissue show. They manufacture and maintain the extracellular material.

Questions answered About Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue


Some other connective tissue problems are not directly linked to mutations in tissue-building genes, although some people may be genetically predisposed to  ...

Connective Tissue | Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics


Since 2008, Connective Tissue has played an important role in cultivating arts and humanities at the UT Health Science Center. Complimentary copies of the ...

Mixed connective tissue disease - Mayo Clinic


Mixed connective tissue disease has signs and symptoms of a combination of disorders — primarily lupus, scleroderma and polymyositis. For this reason, mixed ...

Connective tissue - New World Encyclopedia


Connective tissue is one of the four types of tissue in traditional classifications ( the others being epithelial, muscle, and nervous tissue.) It is characterized by ...

Connective Tissue Types and Examples - Biology - About.com


Connective tissue supports and binds other tissues of the body. Examples of connective tissue include adipose, cartilage, bone, tendons, and blood.

Connective Tissue Disorders: MedlinePlus


Sep 16, 2016 ... Connective tissue is the material inside your body that supports many of its parts. It is the "cellular glue" that gives your tissues their shape and ...

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) - Musculoskeletal and ...


Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is an uncommon, specifically defined overlap syndrome characterized by clinical features of SLE, systemic sclerosis, ...

Definition of Connective tissue - MedicineNet


Connective tissue: A material made up of fibers forming a framework and support structure for body tissues and organs. Connective tissue surrounds many ...

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General Biology/Tissues and Systems/Connective Tissue - Wikibooks


Types include bone, cartilage, fibrous connective tissue, blood and adipose (fat) tissue. If you took away everything in the body except the connective tissue, ...

connective tissue | Britannica.com


Connective tissue, group of tissues in the body that maintains the form of the body and its organs and provides cohesion and internal support. The connective  ...

Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease (UCTD)


Feb 1, 2016 ... Undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD) is a systemic autoimmune disease. This means the body's natural immune system does not ...