Connective tissue

What is Connective tissue?

Connective tissue meaning A material made up of fibers forming a framework and support structure for body tissues and organs. Connective tissue surrounds many organs. Cartilage and bone are specialized forms of connective tissue. All connective tissue is derived from mesoderm, the middle germ cell layer in the embryo.Sarcomas arise in connective tissue.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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