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The Extracellular Matrix is composed of a honeycomb pattern of loose connective tissue formed by collagen. Fibroblasts manufacture and release collagen which forms the basis for establishing the structure of the loose connective tissue. Numerous other substances give it it's high tensile strength, flexibility and structural integrity. Capillaries and nerves run through the extracellular matrix. Interstitial fluid slowly moves through it and the entire body. This tissue is present in every organ system in the body. Tissue maintenance and repair, immune responses, cellular nutrition and energy delivery and waste removal all occur in the ECM. The Extracellular matrix is the building block of the Connective tissue system.
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