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Rodrigues’s team combined tried-and-true barcoding with collagen fingerprinting, a technique that matches amino acids in samples’ connective tissue to known animal families.
Remove the sinew and connective tissue but keep the fat.
My primary job is to create connective tissue between the labels and the creative community and Google and YouTube.
That is, by functioning as an object lesson to learn from, as a rallying cry and connective tissue to bring people together and lift us up, to give comfort and sometimes inflict revenge.
It's been touted to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, as well as treat pain, deep scar tissues in the muscles and connective tissue, muscle knots, and swelling.
These cells secrete a hormone that instructs connective tissues throughout the body — skin, bone, muscle, tendons — to start growing again.
In alligators, crocodiles and their relatives, muscle and connective tissue fix the animals’ tongues along the entire length, from base to tip.
Both Green and Roberts recalled Beltre as a crucial part of the clubhouse’s connective tissue.
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CONNECTIVE TISSUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of connective tissue for English Language Learners
medical : the parts of the body (such as ligaments, tendons, and cartilage) that support and hold together the other parts of the body (such as muscles, organs, and bones)
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