• Connective tissue | definition of connective tissue by ...

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/connective+tissue Many connective tissue diseases feature similar and overlapping routes of damage, which may be the result of an immune system disorder and/or the weakening of collagen.
    • Connective Tissue Disease: Types, Symptoms, Causes

      www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/connective-tissue-disease Connective tissue disease refers to a group of disorders involving the protein-rich tissue that supports organs and other parts of the body. Examples of connective ...
    • Connective Tissue - SIU School of Medicine

      www.siumed.edu/~dking2/intro/ct.htm COMPONENTS of Connective Tissue. Connective tissue consists of cells embedded in an extracellular matrix. The matrix, in turn, consists of fibers and ground substance
    • connective tissue | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/science/connective-tissue 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 tissues ...
    • THE CONNECTIVE TISSUES - Union County College

      faculty.ucc.edu/biology-potter/connective_tissues.htm The connective tissues generally consist of an indigenous population of cells ... Mucous Connective Tissue - is a transient tissue which is intermediate between ...
    • Connective tissue - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Connective_tissue 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 Disorders: MedlinePlus

      www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/connectivetissuedisorders.html 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 helps ...