areolar tissue


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Related to areolar tissue: reticular tissue, Areolar connective tissue
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Noun1.areolar tissue - fibrous connective tissue with the fibers arranged in a mesh or netareolar tissue - fibrous connective tissue with the fibers arranged in a mesh or net
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
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4,5) Other graft materials that have been used in myringoplasty and tympanoplasty include canal skin grafts, loose areolar tissue, and acellular dermis, among others.
A layer of fatty areolar tissue was seen to surround this wall of CS (Fig.
Surrounding the lymph node the excess fat and areolar tissue has been dissolved away, bringing the lymph node tissue to the foreground.
Second, the subcutaneous tissue, which consists of a loose areolar tissue where the lymphatics and veins lie.
The loose areolar tissue between the two heads of the gastrocnemius and its accompanying venous plexus was incorporated into the flap design.
Begin sharp dissection of the loose areolar tissue.
During arousal, the skin flushes, the lips become redder and the areolar tissue around the nipples becomes pinker and darker.