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Areolar tissue

Definition

noun, plural: areolar tissues

A connective tissue in which fibers are loosely arranged in a net or meshwork.


Supplement

The tissue consists of collagenous and elastic fibers, ground substance, and connective tissue cells.


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please tell me what this is

These are all connective tissues: 1. Blood 2. Areolar connective tissue 3. Hyaline cartilage 4. Bone cross-section

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by Cat
Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:11 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: please tell me what this is
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connective tissue

Areolar Connecive Tissue It looks like a gel-like matrix under the microscope. It also has 3 fiber types and cells like fibroblasts, ...

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by anir14344
Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:56 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: connective tissue
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Views: 3049

connective tissue

what is the difference between reticular and areolar tissue?

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by truc
Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:13 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: connective tissue
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What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?

... on its own. 4. elastic fibers location; is one of fibers in connective tissues proper , "connective tissue fibers (3) are formed by fibroblasts ... amts of elastic fibers as well as loose connective tissues -LAT-loose areolar tissue , are the packing material of body=fill spaces between organs ...

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by biolass
Fri May 04, 2007 9:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is the function of the following tisues in the lungs?
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Views: 12575

Basophils vs. Mastocytes

... and monocytes circulates in peripheral blood, then become resident in tissue. Mast cells mostly locate in areolar/loose connective tissue, while macrophage distribute much wider.

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:12 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Basophils vs. Mastocytes
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