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connective tissuenoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˌnek.tɪvˈtɪʃ.uː/ /-ˈtɪs.juː/ specialized
the strong material that supports and connects the organs in the body and is also found in the joints (= places where two bones are connected)
Translations of “connective tissue”
in Chinese (Traditional) 結締組織…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结缔组织…
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