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 Explain the structure of a fluid connective tissue ?

Asked by Sethu Lakshmi(student) , on 19/7/11




Blood is the only fluid connective tissue. It does not have a specific structure. Various components of blood are:

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Posted by Ankita Agarwal(MeritNation Expert)on 20/7/11

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Fluid connective tissue

Contains a distinctive cell population

Watery ground substance with dissolved proteins

Two types



Fluid connective tissues

Distinctive collections of cells in a fluid matrix


Formed elements and plasma

Red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets

Arteries carry blood away, veins carry to the heart

Capillaries allow diffusion into the interstitial fluid


Interstitial fluid entering the lymphatic vessels

Posted by Samraj Dwivedi(student)on 20/7/11


A clear, watery, sometimes faintly yellowish fluid derived from body tissues that contains white blood cells and circulates throughout the lymphatic system, returning to the venous bloodstream through the thoracic duct. Lymph acts to remove bacteria and certain proteins from the tissues, transport fat from the small intestine, and supply mature lymphocytes to the blood.

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Posted by Samraj Dwivedi(student)on 20/7/11

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