Connective tissue is one of the tissue types of the human body. Other types include nervous tissue, muscle tissue and epithelial tissue. Connective tissues form the glue that joins other body structures together. They live up to their name because they literally connect things up. The cells of connective tissue are not tightly packed ~ … Read more
I agree with Eeky and want to add that the type of connective tissue that ligaments and tendons are primarily composed of is 'dense regular connective tissue'.