reticular layer


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reticular layer

The inner layer of the dermis lying beneath the papillary layer.
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The dermis is made of 2 layers, the papillary and reticular layer. The thin upper papillary layer contains most of the blood and lymphatic vessels, while the reticular layer is not as vascular, it does contain denser collagen and elastic fibres.
During the entire investigation period group 1 showed a higher reepithelialization rate in the wound center, more vessels in the reticular layer, and a faster-developing granulation, accompanied by a faster appearance of fibroblasts, compared to the untreated group.
Histopathologic appearances of cysticercus larva have been well described in literature and reveal a superficial tegument layer covered with microtriches, a cellular layer below that containing the cell nuclei and musculature, and a loose reticular layer characterized by canaliculi.