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Connective as an Organ

Connective (organ): Another name for Connective tissue.

Connective (organ): Connective tissue is a collection of cells and fibers suspended in a gel...more »

Connective (organ): Elastic tissues such as the skin require a strong and resilient structural framework. This framework is called the

Connective tissue is the material between the cells of the body that gives tissues form and strength. This "cellular glue" is also ... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: NIAMS)

Tissues such as skin, tendons, and cartilage that support and hold body parts together. The chief component of... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

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