(Science: anatomy) The flat layers of fibrous tissue that separate differnet layers of tissue. A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc.Sheets of connective tissue.
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... that interact with matrix. elastic fibers contain the protein "elastin" dense regular (stabalizes position of internal organs -deep fasciae-provides firm attatchment; reduces friction btwn muscles; and dense irregular( C. T. both have varying amts of elastic fibers as well as loose ...
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