Connective tissue

The connective tissue in my dog’s abdomen retains his stomach and other vital organs, allowing him to move around freely and keep his appendages stable.

Hydrophilic

Salt is considered to be a hydrophilic, or “water loving”, compound because of its ability to mix with and dissolve in water.

Gymnosperm Leaf

A gymnosperm leaf such as the one on this pine tree has the ability to create seeds on the outside of its leaves and not in its ovaries.

Frond

Plants such as this fern have leaves known as fronds. A frond is composed of one large leaf that is made up of several strands and pieces of leaves.

Amniotic egg

This egg contains an amniotic fluid that surrounds the yolk of the developing organism. The fluid is a form of nutrients that is absorbed by the growing organism as it goes through its stages of growth.

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