Every tissue of our human body consists on cells and cells are not like static "LEGO bricks". They are highly dynamic and can actively move around, due to myosin-actin networks inside the cell that are fueled by the hydrolyzation of ATP. However, most of the tissue is attached tightly in place. Clearly there is cell migration e.g. in case of wound healing.

But is it possible that tissue flows apart from the body due to the active nature of cells? Under which circumstances this can happen?

  • $\begingroup$ Do you mean like placenta separation? $\endgroup$ Sep 10 at 2:34
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, similar like this. $\endgroup$
    – kryomaxim
    Sep 10 at 7:55

Blood is considered a specialized form of connective tissue and it can flow.



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