irregular connective tissue

irregular connective tissue

[i′reg·yə·lər kə′nek·tiv ‚tish·ü]
(histology)
A loose or dense connective tissue with fibers irregularly woven and irregularly distributed; collagen is the dominant fiber type.
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Fibrosa forms the core of the valve and contains fibrous extensions Gram the dense irregular connective tissue of the skeletal rings of the heart.
The simplest description of deep fascia is dense irregular connective tissue, but more research has shown that it can have a structured organization depending on its location [8] and may also contain layers of loose connective tissue [10].
The pathologic finding in CTS is noninflammatory fibrosis of the subsynovial connective tissue with vascular hypertrophy and proliferation with obstruction and wall thickening [10] whereas pathology in TF is irregular connective tissue with small collagen fibres and abundant extracellular matrix containing chondroid matrix in the deep surface of the pulley [11].