areolar tissue


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

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The loose areolar tissue between the rectum and vagina can be bluntly dissected easily; however, the fatty tissue in this area belongs to the rectum.
The posterior and lateral dissection is a brisk process up to the mid-sacral level because of the presence of the loose areolar tissue as the cleavable plane; beyond that level, dissection involves identification and division of a few fascial fibers, vessels, and nerves.
During arousal, the skin flushes, the lips become redder and the areolar tissue around the nipples becomes pinker and darker.
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. From this point on, with emphasis on minimal touch of the artery by instruments, we carefully dissected with harmonic scalpel to the RA pedicle, including satellite veins, from the surrounding tissues; In both techniques, the tissue was dissected at least 1 cm away from the artery.
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. Each urinary bladder receives the ureter of the ipsilateral kidney and is drained by its own urethra, with the ureter and urethra lying side by side.
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.
The tissue on the sacral promontory, presumably the superior hypogastric plexus, was elevated as much to the lateral sides as possible, carefully dissected from the areolar tissue and then, excised approximately 1 cm above and below the L5-S1 disc level using a harmonic scalpel (Ethicon Endo Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio).
A layer of fatty areolar tissue was seen to surround this wall of CS (Fig.
Begin sharp dissection of the loose areolar tissue. By gently spreading the tissue using the tips of the scissors, and snipping the tissue in the midline, you allow the dissection to proceed down the lower uterine segment (FIGURE 6).