reticular fibres
Fine fibres (of reticulin) found in extracellular matrix, particularly in lymph nodes, spleen, liver, kidneys and muscles.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Connective tissue — A material made up of cells that form fibers in the framework providing a support structure for other body tissues. Cartilage and bone are specialized forms of connective tissue. Connective tissue is typically rich in what is called extracellular …   Medical dictionary

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