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Sethu Lakshmi , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 19/7/11

 Explain the structure of a fluid connective tissue ?


Anki , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 20/7/11


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

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Samraj Dwivedi , added an answer, on 20/7/11
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  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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Samraj Dwivedi , added an answer, 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




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