fibrous tissue n.
Tissue composed of bundles of collagenous white fibers between which are rows of connective tissue cells.
This is a constitutional inflammatory affection of the joints, affecting the fibrous tissue and serous, or synovial membrane.
He had found these muscles in the forearms of whales largely mixed with fibrous tissue, so the transition was easy.
The granulation tissue may undergo caseation and liquefaction, or may become encapsulated by fibrous tissue—“encysted tubercle.”
The bark is employed in infusion as a sudorific and in cutaneous diseases, and its fibrous tissue is manufactured into cordage.
The tunica media is composed of intermingled bundles of elastic tissue, smooth muscle fibers, and some fibrous tissue.
Organization is the transformation of the thrombus into a mass of fibrous tissue.
In such cases there is new growth of fibrous tissue, most marked in the submucous coat, and hypertrophy of the muscular coat.
The majority of veins are provided with valves; these are folds of the lining membrane, strengthened by fibrous tissue.
A line of separation forms between the living and the dead tissue and a thick cyst wall of fibrous tissue forms around the latter.
Ligament: a band or sheet of tough, fibrous tissue between two parts or segments.