Which helps in repair of tissue and fills up the space inside the organ

Which of the following helps in repair of tissue and fills up the space inside the organ?

  1. Tendon
  2. Adipose tissue
  3. Areolar
  4. Cartilage

Answer

Areolar tissue is a loose and cellular connective tissue. Its matrix consists of two kinds of fibres, i.e., the white collagen fibres (which changes into gelatin on boiling in water) and the yellow elastic fibres or elastin.

Several other kinds of irregular cells, (e.g., fibroblasts), which can engulf bacteria and prevent infection (e.g., macrophages) are also present in the matrix.

The correct option is C.