- something that connects; esp., a word that connects phrases, clauses, or other words, as a conjunction or relative pronoun
- Bot. an anther's lobe-connecting tissue that splits open, allowing the pollen to escape
- Tissues in your body that join one joint to another are an example of something that would be described as connective tissue.
- Introductory notes between chapters in a book that explain how the two different sections relate to each other are an example of connective information.
The definition of connective is something that forms a link.
connecting or serving to connect
Serving or tending to connect.
- One that connects.
- Grammar A word, such as a conjunction, that connects words, phrases, clauses, and sentences.
- Botany The portion of a stamen that connects the halves of an anther.
- That which connects.
- (logic) A function that operates on truth values to give another truth value.
- (grammar) A word used to connect words, clauses and sentences, most commonly applied to conjunctions.
- (botany) The tissue which connects the locules of an anthers together.
- (anatomy, zoology) A connective tissue.
- The coils and branches of the tube are packed by connective tissue and blood spaces.
- (Many such changes are usually grouped together under the heading of " inflammation " of varying degree--acute, subacute and chronic.) Degeneration and death of cells, haemorrhages, serous and fibrinous exudations, leucocyte emigration, proliferation of connective tissue and other cells, may be mentioned as some of the fundamental changes.
- The connective tissue is supplied normally with a certain amount of these mucinoid substances, no doubt acting as a lubricant.
- The classification into epithelial organs, connective tissues, and the more specialized muscle and nerve, was largely due to him; and he proved the presence of neuroglia in the brain and spinal cord, discovered crystalline haematoidine, and made out the structure of the umbilical cord.
- The entosternite was probably in origin part of the fibrous connective tissue lying close to the integument of the sternal surface - giving attachment to muscles corresponding more or less to those at present attached to it.