HyperDic: connective_tissue

English > 1 sense of the expression connective tissue:
NOUNbodyconnective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
English > connective tissue: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningtissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments.
PartshistiocyteA macrophage that is found in connective tissue
mast cell, mastocyte, labrocyteA large connective tissue cell that contains histamine and heparin and serotonin which are released in allergic reactions or in response to injury or inflammation
matrix, intercellular substance, ground substanceThe body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
Narrowerareolar tissuefibrous connective tissue with the fibers arranged in a mesh or net
bone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
elastic tissueconnective 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
endoneuriumDelicate connective tissue around individual nerve fibers in nerve
fascia, faciaA sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc
granulation, granulation tissueNew connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process
ligamentA sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
marrow, bone marrowThe fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
perimysiumThe sheath of connective tissue that covers a bundle of muscle fibers
perineuriumThe sheath of connective tissue that covers a bundle of nerve fibers
scar tissueThe connective tissue that forms a scar
skin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
submucosaThe connective tissue beneath mucous membrane
tendon, sinewA cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
SubstancescollagenA fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue
Spanishtejido conjuntivo
Catalanteixit conjuntiu

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