dense connective tissue


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dense connective tissue

connective tissue characterized by dense groups of fibers.
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The tendon is surrounded by a paratenon which is a dense connective tissue structure that appears as echogenic borders surrounding the tendon.
The histological techniques used in this study revealed that the intertubular tissue of the vervet monkey contains numerous blood vessels of different sizes, Leydig cells, and dense connective tissue.
As reported for the pirarucu oesophagus, the occurrence of dense connective tissue in the rectal submucosa is most likely involved in protection against distension (Reifel & Travill, 1979).
There are multiple abnormal secondary follicles that radiate from the primary cystic structure, and the entire apparatus is surrounded by a well-circumscribed dense connective tissue.
The membranous part of the interventricular septum is devoid of cardiac muscle; it consists of dense connective tissue that contains a short length of the unbranched A-V bundle of the conducting system of the heart.
Twelve terms encompassing structures often called fascia have been proposed [9]: dense connective tissue, areolar connective tissue, deep fascia, superficial fascia, interosseous membranes, intermuscular septae, epimysium, perimysium, endomysium, periosteum, neurovascular tract, and intra- and extramuscular aponeuroses.
24) The dense connective tissue is sub-categorized as: i) unidirectional parallel ordered dense connective tissue, ii) multidirectional parallel ordered dense connective tissue, iii) woven connective tissue, iv) irregular fusocellular connective tissue.
Fascia is dense connective tissue that is high in ECM and is richly innervated.
Irritation fibromas are composed of dense connective tissue made up of fibroblast interspersed collagen with a thin epithelial surface covering.
The muscle origins on the interosseous ligament were verified histologically, where striated muscle originated directly from the dense connective tissue of the interosseous ligament.
The ACL consists of two bundles of dense connective tissue, the anteromedial and the posterolateral bundles.
Ultrasound-guided Tru-Cut needle biopsy was performed, and histology identified dense connective tissue that contained strands of collagen mixed with plump fibroblasts with prominent nucleoli.