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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 help me identify this cell

This is a 1000x image of a slide marked as "Areolar Tissue, Mammal" from my histology lab. The TA couldn't tell me what kind of cell this was in ...

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by Marauder21
Thu Apr 10, 2014 5:01 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Please help me identify this cell
Replies: 2
Views: 1500

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
Replies: 3
Views: 3280

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
Replies: 1
Views: 3389

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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Views: 3389

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?
Replies: 3
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