- loose connective tissue
- textus connectivus laxus.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
connective tissue — Anat. a tissue, usually of mesoblastic origin, that connects, supports, or surrounds other tissues, organs, etc. [1880 85] * * * Tissue in the body that maintains the form of the body and its organs and provides cohesion and internal support,… … Universalium
dense connective tissue — connective tissue that has closely packed fibers and does not allow extensive movement of adjacent organs and other structures, in contrast to loose connective tissue … Medical dictionary
areolar connective tissue — Loose connective tissue of the sort found around many organs in vertebrates. Does not have marked anisotropy nor particularly pronounced content of any one matrix protein … Dictionary of molecular biology
Connective tissue — is a fibrous tissue. It is one of the four traditional classes of tissues (the others being epithelial, muscle, and nervous tissue). Connective Tissue (CT) is found throughout the body.In fact the whole framework of the skeleton and the… … Wikipedia
Connective tissue proper — Latin textus connectivus proprius Code TH H2.00.03.1.00001 Connective tissue proper is a subset of connective tissue. References … Wikipedia
Areolar connective tissue — Areolar tissue (a type of loose connective tissue ) exhibits loosely organized fibers, abundant blood vessels, and a lot of seemingly empty space. Its fiber run in random directions and are mostly collagenous, but elastic and reticular fibers are … Wikipedia
Fibrous connective tissue — In zootomy, fibrous connective tissue (FCT) is a type of connective tissue which has relatively high tensile strength, due to a relatively high concentration of collagenous fibers. Such tissues form ligaments and tendons; the majority of the… … Wikipedia
connective tissue disease — Introduction any of the diseases that affect human connective tissue. Diseases of the connective tissue can be divided into (1) a group of relatively uncommon genetic disorders (genetic disease, human) that affect the primary structure of… … Universalium
Connective tissue — A material made up of cells that form fibers in the framework providing a support structure for other body tissues. Cartilage and bone are specialized forms of connective tissue. Connective tissue is typically rich in what is called extracellular … Medical dictionary
Dense connective tissue — Latin textus connectivus compactus Code TH H2.00.03.1.00003 Dense connective tissue, also called dense fibrous tissue, has fibers as its main matrix element.  Dense connective tissue is mainly composed of collagen type I. Crowded between the… … Wikipedia