Anatomy & Physiology Question #23


Which statement about connective tissue is inaccurate?


  1. Store energy reserves, especially in the form of lipids
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  2. Cover surfaces and line body cavities
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  3. Defend the body from invasion by microorganisms
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  4. Support, surround, and interconnect other tissue types
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The correct answer is B. Connective tissue connects, supports, binds, or separates other tissues or organs.This tissue is in internal spaces, provides structural support for other tissues, transports materials within the body, and stores energy reserves. It does not cover the body’s internal surface and cavities.

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