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1. Adipose tissue
connective tissue that has been specialized to store fat.

2. Alkaptonuria (dark urine disease)
This illness, caused by a recessive gene that causes a deficiency of the enzyme homogensitic acid deoxygenase, was the first recognized genetic disease. It is characterized by abnormal deposits in the connective tissue and urine which turn dark when exposed to air. Severe arthritis and blockages in arteries and heart valves can occur in later stages of the disease. Its incidence is about one in a million.

3. Aponeurosis (adj.: aponeurotic)
A type of connective tissue which attaches muscle to other tissue types, including bone. Appears as flat, fibrous sheets.

4. Basifixed
Attached at or by the base, e.g. of anther s, by the base of the connective .

5. Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a spreading infection of connective tissues, usually caused by streptococci bacteria.

6. Collagen
A fibrous protein that makes up a major part of connective tissue.

7. Connective
The part of an anther that connects the lobes.

8. Connective tissue
Tissue which contains a lot of noncellular material between its cells. It connects or binds other tissues, organs, or structures.

9. Connective tissue
Animal tissue composed of cells embedded in a matrix (gel, elastic fibers, liquid, or inorganic minerals). Includes loose, dense, and fibrous connective tissues that provide strength (bone, cartilage), storage (bone, adipose), and flexibility (tendons, ligaments).

10. Deep fascia
This is a membranous layer of connective tissue that covers muscles and other deep body structures.


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