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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At 30 days of gestation, the uterine tube (infundibulum, ampulla and isthmus) had cubic epithelium and loose connective tissue lining externally the organ.
Under TEM, a novel type of interstitial cell with distinctive ultrastructural features defined as TC was observed in loose connective tissue of tunica adventitia of mice aortic arch.
These connective tissue elements gradually merge with the loose connective tissue surrounding the vessels.
This described sliding system may actually be equivalent to the loose connective tissue of the extracellular matrix.
8 cm CVRL, bundles of cardiac muscle cells were observed which were encircled by a layer of loose connective tissue, that is, perimysium, and the individual muscle fibers was surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue as endomysium in group III (Figure 7).
Adipose tissue, an anatomical term for loose connective tissue (fat) composed of adipocytes (cells), is reportedly used in LIFS stem cell procedures and currently is extracted via liposuction each time a patient has a treatment.
In some cases in intracortical callus there were positioned cartilage tissue mixed with loose connective tissue.
18,27,57) Based on certain common characteristics, including the fiber arrangement, connective tissue proper is classified by the Terminologia Histologica as loose connective tissue and dense connective tissue.
Histopathologically, they are composed of hyperplastic granulation tissue with marked capillary vessels in a loose connective tissue stroma.
Pieces from membrane showed loose connective tissue, infiltration by an admixture of lymphocytes, plasma cells, and giant cells.
Loose connective tissue (Figure 3-8) is distributed throughout the body forming the superficial fascia; filling spaces between organs and binding organs together.
The less-cellular Antoni B pattern features varying degrees of cellular pleomorphism; irregular cell types are scattered in loose connective tissue with no definable palisading of the tumor cell nuclei.