Conjunctive tissue


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(Anat.) the tissue found in nearly all parts of most animals. It yields gelatin on boiling, and consists of vriously arranged fibers which are imbedded protoplasmic cells, or corpuscles; - called also cellular tissue and connective tissue. Adipose or fatty tissue is one of its many forms, and cartilage and bone are sometimes included by the phrase.

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The plan of successive cambia follows that seen in other angiosperms with successive cambia (Carlquist, 2007), with vascular increments separated by conjunctive tissue.
Two bilateral hemi-segments surround an intra-segmental region, in which nerve bundles, blood vessels and loose conjunctive tissue are found.
The histological cuts were examined and stained in hematoxylin and eosin, revealing lymphatic vessels of great diameter distributed in a conjunctive tissue poorly organized.
Zirconium is a highly biocompatible and bioinert biomaterial as it induces weak encapsulation by conjunctive tissue when it is implanted.
Prednisolone must be the main ingredient responsible for inhibiting the initial inflammatory infiltrate in the conjunctive tissue, insofar as this substance is capable of inhibiting vasodilatation and the inflow of leukocytes.
The mass of conjunctive tissue peculiar to the keloid showed itself to be more active, with a greater number of cells and vessels (granulation tissue) at the more superficial levels of the proliferation (Figure 1b).
5; evident follicular development, interfollicular conjunctive tissue present
Those most cited were osteomuscular and conjunctive tissue disorders such as back pain and rheumatism, with 28% of citations (Figure 4).
The parenchymatous secondary conjunctive tissue is deposited both on the internal and external sides; the deposition may be meager as in Dasylirion serratifolium or massive as in Furcraea pubescens (Schoute, 1903; Cheadle, 1937).
Systemic sclerosis (SS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown origin and autoimmune nature characterized by excessive deposition of collagen and glycosaminoglycans in the conjunctive tissue of the dermis and internal organs.