Differentiate between loose connective tissue and dense connective tissue.

 

Asked by Topperlearning User | 2nd Jun, 2016, 09:07: AM

Expert Answer:

Loose Connective Tissue

 

 

Dense Connective Tissue

 

 

1. Cells and fibres are arranged loosely in a semi-fluid ground substance.

 

 

1. Fibres and fibroblasts are compactly arranged.

 

 

2. Areolar tissue provides the support framework for epithelium.

 

 

2. Tendons attach skeletal muscles to bones.

 

 

3. Adipose tissue is specialised to store fats.

 

 

3. Ligaments help to attach one bone to another.

 

 

 

 

Answered by  | 2nd Jun, 2016, 11:07: AM