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This protein gets stuck in cells’ membranes and can’t be recycled for fresh proteins, causing the cells to prematurely age and making blood vessels and connective tissue stiffer, Kleinman says.
He described Arise’s platform as “connective tissue” that linked Arise’s corporate clients with its network of small businesses and their agents.
MEET THE CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS FOR DISNEY AND AIRBNB WHO HAVE TO PAY TO TALK TO YOUBY KEN ARMSTRONG, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND ARIANA TOBINOCTOBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Sentences become long and involved; dependent clauses abound; connective words and phrases are frequent.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Generally the vowel e in this situation, is a connective, or introduced merely for the sake of euphony.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
A nerve consists of a bundle of such tiny axons, bound together by connective tissue.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Special nerve endings, called the tactile corpuscles, are found there, each inclosed in a sheath or capsule of connective tissue.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
They are held together with a tough, stringy material called connective tissue.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
It is because of its general distribution, and because of its binding various structures together, that it is called connective.
M. Jules Verne must indeed have gained enough by it and its two connective tales to have acquired an island of his own.
THE SECRET OF THE ISLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON (TRANSLATION FROM JULES VERNE)
There is not the slightest difficulty in distinguishing the connective-tissue cells from the nerve-rudiment.

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