Fibrous connective tissues are the most diverse type of connective tissue. They are also called fibroconnective tissue or connective tissue proper. Nearly all connective tissues contain fibers, but the tissues considered here are classified together because the fibers are so conspicuous. Fibers are, of course, just one component of the tissue, which also includes cells and ground substance. Before examining specific types of fibroconnective tissue, let's examine these components.
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