Connective tissue/Definition

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Connective tissue [r]: Tissue that supports and binds other tissues, including fat, muscle, scar tissue, subcutaneous tissue, elastic tissue, bone,and cartilage; it consists of connective tissue cells embedded in a large amount of extracellular matrix

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2023), Connective tissue (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.