Human Biology, 14 Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
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Chapter 4 - Section 4.2 - Connective Tissue Connects and Supports - Check Your Progress: 1

Answer

1. Fibrous tissue contains fibroblasts that are separated by a gel like substance containing white collagen fiber. An example of fibrous tissue is the lining of the urinary bladder. 2. The purpose of connective tissue is to maintain shape and link objects together in the body. Cartilage and bone are two examples of connective tissue. 3. The purpose of fluid connective tissue is to be distributed throughout the body and organs. Blood and lymph are two types of fluid connective tissue.

Work Step by Step

1. Fibrous tissue contains fibroblasts that are separated by a gel like substance containing white collagen fiber. An example of fibrous tissue is the lining of the urinary bladder. 2. The purpose of connective tissue is to maintain shape and link objects together in the body. Cartilage and bone are two examples of connective tissue. 3. The purpose of fluid connective tissue is to be distributed throughout the body and organs. Blood and lymph are two types of fluid connective tissue.
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