dense connective tissue


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dense connective tissue

[¦dens kə¦nek·tiv ′tish·yü]
(histology)
A fibrous connective tissue with an abundance of enlarged collagenous fibers which tend to crowd out the cells and ground substance.
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A) and (B) Deep and longitudinal mucosal folds, stratified epithelium, goblet cells (gc), dense connective tissue with no distinction between the lamina propria and submucosa, and tunica muscularis composed of an inner longitudinal striated muscular layer (lm) and an outer circular layer (cm) (Haematoxylin and eosin stain; x50 and x200, respectively).
If the periarticular regular dense connective tissue is thought of in series with the periarticular muscle, collagen fibers within fascial tissue around joints may be stretched with movement [46].
No Sharpey's fibers were seen at the attachment of the muscle to the interosseous ligament; to the contrary, there was a smooth transition from striated muscle fibers to the dense connective tissue of the interosseous ligament.
Microscopically, the mass showed a proliferation of rhabdomyocytes in a background of dense connective tissue and extensive vascularity.
Underneath the dense connective tissue sheet is a robust layer of muscle fibers.
At 68 days, mucosa with columnar epithelium and not modeled dense connective tissue, an inner and outer muscular layer and serous layer lining externally the organ were observed (Fig.
In fractured frontal sections, the three-dimensional aspect of the muscle fibers surrounded by dense connective tissue can be seen (Fig.
The tumor infiltrated dense connective tissue and salivary gland lobules (figure 4).
The excised nodule consisted of fibrocartilaginous tissue surrounded by dense connective tissue of the nuchal ligament (Figure 2).
The urinary bladder was composed of a proper lamina with fold-shaped transitional epithelium and not modeled dense connective tissue with a presence of blood vessels.
Surrounding the intromittent organ tissue was loose and dense connective tissues (Fig.
With electron microscopes and x-rays, Manning discovered that Dakota had cell-like structures indicative of two-ply skin: a thin surface layer plus an underlying layer of dense connective tissues.