fibrous tissue


Tissue composed of bundles of collagenous white fibers between which are rows of connective tissue cells.

Nearby words

  1. fibrous dysplasia of bone,
  2. fibrous goiter,
  3. fibrous joint,
  4. fibrous membrane,
  5. fibrous root,
  6. fibrous tubercle,
  7. fibrously,
  8. fibrovascular,
  9. fibrovascular bundle,
  10. fibula

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