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connective tissue

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adipose
functions as heat insulator
areolar
binds skin to underlying organs
blood
contains large amounts of fluid and lacks fibers
bone
cells aranged around central canal, matrix contains collagon fibers and mineral salts
dense connective
main tissue of tendons and ligaments
elastic cartilage
forms framework of ear
elastic connective
occurs in ligament attachments between vertebrae and artery walls
fibrocartilage
pads between vertebrae that are shock absorbers
hyaline cartilage
forms the flexible part of the nasal septum
reticular connective
forms supporting tissue in walls of liver and spleen