Loose connective tissue

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Loose connective tissue is a category of connective tissue which includes areolar tissue, reticular tissue, and adipose tissue.wikipedia
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Subserosa

tela subserosa
For example, it forms telae, such as the tela submucosa and tela subserosa, which connect mucous and serous membranes to the muscular layer.
It is a layer of connective tissue (usually of the areolar type) between the muscular layer (muscularis externa) and the serosa (serous membrane).

Extracellular matrix

ECMmatrixextracellular matrices
It is a pliable, mesh-like tissue with a fluid matrix and functions to cushion and protect body organs.
Each type of connective tissue in animals has a type of ECM: collagen fibers and bone mineral comprise the ECM of bone tissue; reticular fibers and ground substance comprise the ECM of loose connective tissue; and blood plasma is the ECM of blood.

Connective tissue

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Loose connective tissue is a category of connective tissue which includes areolar tissue, reticular tissue, and adipose tissue. Usually "loose connective tissue" is considered a parent category that includes the mucous connective tissue of the fetus, areolar connective tissue, reticular connective tissue, and adipose tissue.
Connective tissue proper consists of loose connective tissue and dense connective tissue (which is further subdivided into dense regular and dense irregular connective tissues.) Loose and dense connective tissue are distinguished by the ratio of ground substance to fibrous tissue.

Lamina propria

mucosaThe lamina propria
It is also a component of the lamina propria of the digestive and respiratory tracts, the mucous membranes of reproductive and urinary systems, the stroma of glands, and the hypodermis of the skin.
The lamina propria is a thin layer of loose (areolar) connective tissue, which lies beneath the epithelium, and together with the epithelium and basement membrane constitutes the mucosa.

Mucous membrane

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It is also a component of the lamina propria of the digestive and respiratory tracts, the mucous membranes of reproductive and urinary systems, the stroma of glands, and the hypodermis of the skin.
It consists of one or more layers of epithelial cells overlying a layer of loose connective tissue.

Subcutaneous tissue

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It is also a component of the lamina propria of the digestive and respiratory tracts, the mucous membranes of reproductive and urinary systems, the stroma of glands, and the hypodermis of the skin.
The hypodermis consists primarily of loose connective tissue and lobules of fat.

Dense irregular connective tissue

In the skin and mucous membranes, it is more compact and sometimes difficult to distinguish from dense irregular connective tissue.
It has less ground substance than loose connective tissue.

Ground substance

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In many serous membranes, it appears as a loose arrangement of collagenous and elastic fibers, scattered cells of various types; abundant ground substance; numerous blood vessels.
Loose connective tissue is characterized by few fibers and cells, and a relatively large amount of ground substance.

Dense connective tissue

densedense fibrous connective tissue
*Dense connective tissue
*Loose connective tissue

Adipose tissue

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Loose connective tissue is a category of connective tissue which includes areolar tissue, reticular tissue, and adipose tissue. Usually "loose connective tissue" is considered a parent category that includes the mucous connective tissue of the fetus, areolar connective tissue, reticular connective tissue, and adipose tissue.

Organ (anatomy)

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It is a pliable, mesh-like tissue with a fluid matrix and functions to cushion and protect body organs. It holds organs in place and attaches epithelial tissue to other underlying tissues. The areolar tissue is found beneath the epidermis layer and is also underneath the epithelial tissue of all the body systems that have external openings.

Tela

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For example, it forms telae, such as the tela submucosa and tela subserosa, which connect mucous and serous membranes to the muscular layer.

Submucosa

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For example, it forms telae, such as the tela submucosa and tela subserosa, which connect mucous and serous membranes to the muscular layer.

Muscular layer

muscularis propriamuscularis externalongitudinal muscular coat
For example, it forms telae, such as the tela submucosa and tela subserosa, which connect mucous and serous membranes to the muscular layer.

Blood vessel

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It also surrounds the blood vessels and nerves.

Nerve

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It also surrounds the blood vessels and nerves.

Fibroblast

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Cells called fibroblasts are widely dispersed in this tissue; they are irregular branching cells that secrete strong fibrous proteins and proteoglycans as an extracellular matrix.

Protein

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Cells called fibroblasts are widely dispersed in this tissue; they are irregular branching cells that secrete strong fibrous proteins and proteoglycans as an extracellular matrix.

Proteoglycan

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Cells called fibroblasts are widely dispersed in this tissue; they are irregular branching cells that secrete strong fibrous proteins and proteoglycans as an extracellular matrix.

Gelatin

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The cells of this type of tissue are generally separated by quite some distance by a gelatinous substance primarily made up of collagenous and elastic fibers.

Fetus

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Usually "loose connective tissue" is considered a parent category that includes the mucous connective tissue of the fetus, areolar connective tissue, reticular connective tissue, and adipose tissue.

Reticular connective tissue

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Loose connective tissue is a category of connective tissue which includes areolar tissue, reticular tissue, and adipose tissue. Usually "loose connective tissue" is considered a parent category that includes the mucous connective tissue of the fetus, areolar connective tissue, reticular connective tissue, and adipose tissue.

Tissue (biology)

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It is a pliable, mesh-like tissue with a fluid matrix and functions to cushion and protect body organs.

Epidermis

epidermalepidermal cellsepidermal layer
The areolar tissue is found beneath the epidermis layer and is also underneath the epithelial tissue of all the body systems that have external openings.

Epithelium

epithelialepithelial cellsepithelial cell
It holds organs in place and attaches epithelial tissue to other underlying tissues. The areolar tissue is found beneath the epidermis layer and is also underneath the epithelial tissue of all the body systems that have external openings.