tissue space


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tissue space

Any space within tissues not lined with epithelium and containing tissue fluid.
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The process begins with gluten entering the tissue space of the small intestine through either paracellular or transcellular absorption.
According to Guyton's curve, physical assessment of dry weight is often incorrect, related to the ability of the tissue space to hide extra fluid.
A one centimeter long and one centimeter deep tissue space with good vascularity was dissected and prepared in each case to receive the thymic graft.
The basal surfaces of the type II pneumocytes were invested by a well-defined basement membrane through which small cytoplasmic projections penetrated into the underlying connective tissue space (Figure 4, B).
(1,4) Histologic findings suggestive of ENV include pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia, lymph channel dilation, widened tissue spaces, and loss of dermal papillae.
(1) This led to detailed categorization and descriptions of the cervical fascia and numerous soft tissue spaces that have been used by anatomists and otolaryngologists.
Pathogenesis for vertebral osteomyelitis is usually due to local invasion of infectious organisms with progression to abscess formation through accumulation of pus in adjacent soft tissue spaces. Pyogenic osteomyelitis usually occurs by hematogenous spread in the absence of open trauma.