[ noun ] (botany,zoology) tissue consisting or containing fibers in both animals and plants
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
Microscopically , sections from the posterior base of the left_ventricle of the heart showed several large areas of replacement of muscle by fibrous_tissue .
The intima of the larger coronary_arteries was thickened by fibrous_tissue containing fusiform clefts and mononuclear cells .
Macrophages laden with brown pigment were seen in some of the alveoli , and the intima of some of the small arteries was thickened by fibrous_tissue .