Connective Tissue Cell - One of the four basic types of animal tissue, consisting mostly fibers and ground substance. These cells are specialized to binds organs together, holds them in place, protect them from external forces, and may fill space in the body's cavities.
Example, the body's muscles are enclosed in durable connective tissue sheets known as the "epimysium", "perimysium", and "endomysium," which and in support and transmitting force.
- Saladin, K. (2014). Anatomy & physiology: The unity of form and function. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, New York. ISBN: 9780073403717