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 +(1) Refers to muscle, fat, fibrous [[tissue]], [[blood vessels]], or other supporting tissue of the body. 
  
 +(2) Soft tissue is a term that refers to structures of the body that connect, envelope, support and/or move the structures around it. Examples of soft tissue include:
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 +muscle, which supports and moves bones
 +tendons, which connect muscles to bones
 +ligaments, with connect bones to bones
 +synovial tissue, which is the material that makes up joint capsules
 +fascia, which surrounds the musculoskeletal components, giving upright integrity to the human form
 +and other structures such as nerves, blood vessels and fat.
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