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State the function of areolar tissue?


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Areolar tissue:-

  1. Areolar tissue is the type of connective tissue which connects and surrounds different body organs.
  2. In vertebrates, it is the most abundant connective tissue.
  3. This tissue contains a high volume of gelatinous ground substance in the extracellular matrix.

Function:-

  1. Areolar tissue provides nutrition to the cells of our body.
  2. It protects the organ from external forces.
  3. It plays a vital role in repairing tissues.
  4. It binds various structures with one another to prevent their dislocation by allowing limited movement.
  5. Areolar tissue also serves as a reservoir of water and salts for surrounding tissues.

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