fibrous tissue

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Noun1.fibrous tissue - tissue consisting of or containing fibers in both animals and plantsfibrous tissue - tissue consisting of or containing fibers in both animals and plants
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
trabecula - rod-shaped structures of fibrous tissue that divide an organ into parts (as in the penis) or stabilize the structure of an organ (as in the spleen)
plant tissue - the tissue of a plant
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Losartan is known to reduce the formation of excess fibrous tissue that can occur in heart disease, and mouse studies demonstrated that combining two nanotherapeutics with the drug significantly reduced the size or delayed the growth of implanted tumors.
Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF) is a distinct form of benign fibroosseous lesions of the mandible and maxilla containing fibrous tissue & varying amounts of calcified tissue resembling bone, cementum, or both.
Results: The multiple burr holes filled with well vascularized fibrous tissue and the contour of the skull was maintained in all 10 patients without the need of a secondary cranioplasty.
These tumours develop from muscle or fibrous tissue and can grow in any part of the body.
6) Examination of the temporal bone revealed fibrous tissue in perilymphatic spaces and degradation of the organ of Corti in one of these patients and a loss of hair cells of the organ of Corti in some others.
It could be fibrous tissue left over from cancer that has been killed off by treatment.
The disorder is characterised by a progressive replacement of normal right ventricular muscle cells by fibrous tissue and fat.
This can reveal fibrous tissue and neovascularity within plaque.
The histogenesis and classification of fibrohistiocytic lesions involving bone and containing an admixture of fibrous tissue, foam cells, and giant cells are confusing and include several overlapping entities, such as metaphyseal fibrous defect, nonossifying fibroma, fibrous cortical defect, fibroxanthoma, and benign fibrous histiocytoma (BFH) of bone.
These and the other muscles of the lower leg are divided into groups or compartments surrounded by layers of fibrous tissue called fascia.
Proliferation of fibrous tissue at the injury site leads to metaplasia and formation of cartilage that calcifies, followed by endochondral ossification and lamellar bone trabeculation.
In cases that persist for years, the plaque undergoes fibrosis, or formation of tough fibrous tissue, and even calcification, or formation of calcium deposits.