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Unformatted text preview: c) Tendon: connecting muscles to bones d) Ligament: connecting bones to bones 4) Cartilage a) Abundance of collagenous fibers in the matrix b) Absorbs pressure in the body 5) Loose Connective Tissues a) Bind epithelia to underlying tissues b) Rich in proteins c) Most abundant tissues throughout the body 6) Blood a) Different types of cells in the plasma (50% cells/50% plasma(water)) b) Red blood cells: transport oxygen (hemoglobin pigment) c) White blood cells: immunity d) Platelets: blood clotting...
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