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Define connective tissue. Write down functions of connective tissue.

Answer :

Connective tissues are most abundant and widely distributed in the body of complex animals. The cells of connective tissue are loosely spaced and embedded in an inercellular matrix. The matrix may be jelly like, fluid, dense or rigid.


Functions of connective tissue:


(i) It binds different structure with another like skin with muscles and muscles with bones, etc.


(ii) It forms a supporting framework of cartilage and bones in the body.


(iii) Blood flows and transports gases, digested food, hormones and waste materials to different parts of the body.


(iv) Adipose tissue helps in the storage of fats.


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