Soft tissue
General
Normal

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 25 July 2016, last major update July 2012

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Definition / General
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Definition / General
  • Nonepithelial extraskeletal tissue, excluding supportive tissue of organs and lymphoid / hematopoietic tissue
  • Includes fibrous tissue, adipose tissue, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, blood vessels, lymphatics and peripheral nervous system
  • Usually mesodermal in origin; peripheral nerves derive from neuroectoderm