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connective tissue

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dense fibrous
provides great strength through parallel bundles of collagenic fibers; found in tendons
adipose
acts as a storage depot for fat
dense fibrous
composes the dermis of the skin
bone
forms the bony skeleton
hyaline cartilage
forms the embryonic skeleton and the surfaces of bones at the joints; reinforces the trachea
adipose
provides insulation for the body
bone
contains cells arranged concentrically around a nutrient canal; matrix is hard due to calcium salts