from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, the areolar tissue between the fibers of the fasciculi of muscles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) The delicate bands of connective tissue interspersed among muscular fibers.

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  • noun a layer of connective tissue which surrounds individual muscle fibers


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  • The good news: "By following these subjects longitudinally, it has been seen that not only do the anti-gliadin antibodies and anti-endomysium antibodies disappear after 3 to 6 months of a gluten-free diet, but so do the organ-specific autoantibodies."

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  • —The capillaries of striped muscle are very abundant, and form a sort of rectangular network, the branches of which run longitudinally in the endomysium between the muscular fibers, and are joined at short intervals by transverse anastomosing branches.

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  • Each fasciculus is made up of a strand of fibers, which also run parallel with each other, and are separated from one another by a delicate connective tissue derived from the perimysium and termed endomysium.

    IV. Myology. 2. Development of the Muscles

  • The disease can be diagnosed using blood tests that measure the amount of immunoglobulin that binds to the proteins gliadin and endomysium.

  • Collagenous - collagen fiber predominates Depending on the amount of collagen fiber - subdivided into: a. Loose - also called as "Areolar tissue" - with numerous potential spaces which can be distended by fluid, blood or pus; found in the papillary layer of dermis, hypodermis, serosal linings of the peritoneal and pleural cavities, pia mater of spinal cord, endomysium of muscles, endoneurium of nerves b.

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