\kənˈɛktɪv tˈɪʃuː], \kənˈɛktɪv tˈɪʃuː], \k_ə_n_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_v t_ˈɪ_ʃ_uː]\
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The supporting or framework tissue of the animal body, formed of fibrous and intercellular substance with more or less numerous cells of various kinds; it is derived from the mesenchyme and this in turn from the mesoderm; the varieties of connective t. are: areolar, adipose, fibrous, elastic, and lymphoid tissues, cartilage, and bone; the blood and lymph may be regarded as connective tissues the ground substance of which is a liquid.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
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- An Italian lyric poet(1552-1637); born at Savona. Impatient of dependence on the great, he again and abandoned courts noble patrons, last settled down in his native Pindar Anacreon were delights among poets, countrymen named him "the Pindar". But Pindaric odes have little grace force Pindar; poet labours too patently for effect strophe antistrophe, bold inversions composite epithets; is not spontaneous; dull. Yet some songs after are models elegance grace. epic dramatic poems hardly rise above mediocrity. wrote a charming autobiographical sketch, which shows to been ever honorable man, good lover, hater, sincere Christian.