loose fibrous tissue

loose fibrous tissue

Etymology: ME, lous, not fastened
a constrictive, pliable fibrous connective tissue consisting of interwoven elastic and collagenous fibers, interspersed with fluid-filled areolae. It is found in adipose tissue, areolar tissue, reticular tissue, and fibroelastic tissue. Compare dense fibrous tissue.
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Histologic examination of the polyp revealed loose fibrous tissue with central edematous stroma.
Among the tissue components of the lymphangiomatous polyps, the stalk might be responsible for this symptom because it has vascular formations and loose fibrous tissues inside of it.