loose connective tissue


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loose connective tissue

[′lüs kə′nek·tiv ′tish·ü]
(histology)
A type of irregularly arranged connective tissue having a relatively large amount of ground substance.
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The mucosa is composed of simple columnar epithelium on a lamina propria of loose connective tissue. The epithelium contains two types of cells: ciliated cells and secretary cells or peg cells.
IO = intromittent organ; DCT = dense connective tissue; LCT = loose connective tissue; FR = fin ray.
It consisted of loose connective tissue, interstitial cells, few connective cells, blood vessels and adrenergic nerve fibres in the present study in both active and resting testes (Figs.
Lamina propria, loose connective tissue, has some mucous glands called as "esophageal cardiac glands" at the proximal and distal ends of the esophagus.
The epidermis had typical characteristics, being composed of keratinized, stratified, squamous epithelial tissue, covered by a layer of loose connective tissue with some visible hair follicles.
What was observed under the microscope was loose connective tissue wrapping itself around the acupuncture needle.
These voxels were binned within the segmented volume into three HU intervals, which is evidenced in Figure 1 as follows: [-200 to -10], [-9 to 40],and [41 to 200] HU representing, respectively, fat (yellow), loose connective tissue and atrophic muscle (cyan), and normal muscle (red).
Histologic evaluation of the excised specimen revealed polypoid tissue with unremarkable epidermis and hypocellular dermis with loose connective tissue, lacking adnexal structures.
Epithelium Lamina propria Fundic part of Keratinized stratified Loose connective tissue stomach squamous epithelium separating the muscularis mucosae from epithelium, no glands, small capillaries Body of stomach The mucous membrane is Loose connective tissue folded to form gastric with cores of it entering pits.
It had a pleated aspect, consisting of loose connective tissue with few mucous glands and lymphoid nodules constituting the velar tonsil.
At 30 days of gestation, the uterine tube (infundibulum, ampulla and isthmus) had cubic epithelium and loose connective tissue lining externally the organ.
The cystic wall was constituted by loose connective tissue covered by cuboidal basal layer and a columnar luminal layer with interspersed scattered mucinous goblet cells confirming the diagnosis of nasolabial cyst.