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Explain connective tissue
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Preeti Dabral 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Various types of Connective Tissue Cells:

Cell type Structure Functions
i. Fibroblast Large, flattened and stellate cells with oval nucleus. Secrete fibres and matrix.
ii. Macrophages (Histlocytes) Large, amoeboid cells with avoid nucleus; processes are short and branching. Ingest cells debris, bacteria and foreign matter (scavengers).
iii. Lymphocytes Migrated blood cells; small and rounded move by pseudopodia. Ingest cell debris, bacteria and foreign matter and form antibodies. Produce antibodies.

Mahi Tauk 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Connective tissue is distributed throughout the body and forms about 30% of the body weight of an individual. The basic components of a connective tissue are matrix,connective tissue cells and connective tissue fibres. Function:: Its forms a supporting framework of bones and cartilages in the body. Collagen fibres of connective tissues help in repairing injured tissues of the body. It forms shock proof cushions around organs like kidney and eyeballs.

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