areolar tissue

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fibrous connective tissue with the fibers arranged in a mesh or net

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A self-retaining retractor was used to separate the brachioradial and flexor carpal muscles, and a silicone elastomer vessel loop was placed around the RA pedicle to include the RA vena communicantes and fatty areolar tissue.
The vaginal mucosa is then dissected off the underlying rectovaginal septum distally and any enterocele proximally In the upper third of the vagina, lateral dissection is extended in the pararectal space until areolar tissue is encountered.
The most common form is sagittal duplication, in which 2 urinary bladders lie side by side and are separated by a fold of peritoneum and loose areolar tissue.
Embedded in areolar tissue the thoracic dorsal rami accompanied by arteries and veins passes over the dorsal aspect of the multifidus muscle covered by fibres of semispinalis (Chua & Bogduk 1995).
Normal synovial spaces form in the fetus in loose areolar tissue located between the ends of developing bones.
It includes not only tendons and ligaments, but also areolar tissue which connects other tissues and organs, adipose tissue which provides insulation, support and a reserve food supply, and cartilage which is found in many places in the body but most notably in articular structures such as vertebral disks.
It contains a quantity of loose areolar tissue, some lymphatic vessels which ascend from the convex surface of the liver, two or three anterior mediastinal lymph glands, and the small mediastinal branches of the internal mammary artery.
The cavitation effect created by the rapidly moving instrument tip (55,500 cycles/second) creates tissue separation along the areolar tissue planes, where most blood vessels are the size of capillaries and where larger blood vessels are easily identified and controlled by coaptation, coagulation, and cutting.
The flap was separated from the underlying deep temporal fascia easily, as the loose areolar tissue on the deep surface presents minimal resistance to elevation.