Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to an areola or to areolæ; resembling an areola; consisting of or containing areolæ; full of interstices.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to, or like, an areola; filled with interstices or areolæ.
- adj. relating to or like or divided into areolae
“Just under the mucous membrane of the anus and rectum there is a layer of loose, fatty, connective tissue, called areolar tissue.”
“A variety of connective tissues exist, including blood, bone and cartilage, adipose (fat), and the fibrous and areolar (loose) connective tissues that gives support to most organs (see Figure 3 and Figure 4).”
“The areolar mounds disappeared 9 months after discontinuing the use of a hair styling gel containing Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil and Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil.”
“· Radial incision for superficial abscesses, peri-areolar for abscesses near the nipple (Figure 21).”
“In almost every part of the body the ordinary areolar tissue contains a variable quantity of adipose or fatty tissue.”
“Throughout this feltwork structure which gradually passes into areolar tissue are numerous muscular fibers, as about the hair-follicles and the oil glands.”
“In the skin and fasciæ, the yellow elastic is found mixed with white fibrous and areolar tissues.”
“The areolar tissue forms a protective covering for the tissues of delicate and important organs.”
“There are no bones resting on each other, no synovia; but where the scapula has its largest range of movement there is a remarkable amount of areolar tissue, which renders movement easy.”
“Just how long chronic inflammation confines itself to the mucous membrane before invading the areolar or lace-like connective tissue and the muscular tissue of the organ, I am unable to state.”
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