Connective tissue types
Connective tissue supports and binds other tissues of the body examples of connective tissue include adipose, cartilage, bone, tendons, and blood. Blood is a loose connective tissue whose matrix is a liquid called plasma blood consists of red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes), and platelets. Connective tissue is one of the four main types of tissue that make up the body these fibrous groups of cells are found throughout the body and hold together the other types of tissues, including muscles, nerves, and epithelium they are made up of a combination of living cells and non-living material known as matrix.
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- Connective tissue comprises one of the four basic tissue types the others are: epithelial tissue (surfaces and glands), muscle tissue (contractile cells), and nervous tissue organs represent various combinations of these four basic tissue types, which thus comprise the entire body.
- Connective tissue is an essential part of a body it helps hold our body together, supports other tissues and even transports substances learn.
Start studying 7 types of connective tissue learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The human body is composed of just four basic kinds of tissue: nervous, muscular, epithelial, and connective tissue connective tissue is the most abundant.