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He had found these muscles in the forearms of whales largely mixed with fibrous tissue, so the transition was easy.

The tunica media is composed of intermingled bundles of elastic tissue, smooth muscle fibers, and some fibrous tissue.

The bark is employed in infusion as a sudorific and in cutaneous diseases, and its fibrous tissue is manufactured into cordage.

The cicatrix of such ulcers consists of fibrous tissue uncovered by mucous membrane.

Cicatrization is accomplished by the development of fibrous tissue in the floor and borders of the ulcer.

In such cases there is new growth of fibrous tissue, most marked in the submucous coat, and hypertrophy of the muscular coat.

This consisted wholly of hypertrophy of the muscular coat and increase of fibrous tissue in the peritoneal layer.

Thus a tumor formed after the type of fibrous tissue is a fibroma.

Abnormal growths, such as tumors or fibrous tissue, producing contraction or stricture, may be causes of obstruction.

The majority of veins are provided with valves; these are folds of the lining membrane, strengthened by fibrous tissue.

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