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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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].
Dense connective tissues and tendons are predominantly aligned type I collagen and are more specialized for force transmission [14-15].
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.
SouthLas Vegas, Nevada 89119 WHO: Bob Presutti, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Milestone Scientific Other Sales Representatives from Milestone Scientific WHAT: Demonstrations of the STA System -- According to a December 2007 article published in Contemporary Dental Assistant magazine, "The (STA) instrument is highly effective in all areas of the oral cavity, including those areas of dense connective tissue, such as the hard palate.
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).
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.
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University, whose research focuses on understanding the fundamental biological and mechanical mechanisms influencing the differentiation, homeostasis and pathogenesis of bone, cartilage and dense connective tissues