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. February 2, 2011. Retrieved August 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". doi:10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095632567. Retrieved August 28, 2019.