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Definitions and Synonyms of connective tissue | Another word for connective tissue | What is connective tissue?

Definition 1: tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments - [noun denoting body]

(connective tissue is a kind of ...) the tissue in the bodies of animals

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) the connective tissue that forms a scar; consists of fibroblasts in new scars and collagen fibers in old scars

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) the connective tissue beneath mucous membrane

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) the sheath of connective tissue that covers a bundle of muscle fibers

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) the sheath of connective tissue that covers a bundle of nerve fibers

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) delicate connective tissue around individual nerve fibers in nerve

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) fibrous connective tissue with the fibers arranged in a mesh or net

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

(... is a kind of connective tissue ) connective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments

(connective tissue is a part of ...) a macrophage that is found in connective tissue

(connective tissue is a part of ...) a large connective tissue cell that contains histamine and heparin and serotonin which are released in allergic reactions or in response to injury or inflammation

(connective tissue is a part of ...) the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

(connective tissue is made of the substance ...) a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling

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