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lacunae
Glossaries - Histology glossary

(singular = lacuna) small spaces in bone or cartilage tissue that cells occupy

lamina propria
Glossaries - Histology glossary

areolar connective tissue underlying a mucous membrane

loose connective tissue
Glossaries - Histology glossary

(also, areolar tissue) type of connective tissue proper that shows little specialization with cells dispersed in the matrix

Synonyms - areolar tissue

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