Definition of areolar in English:

areolar

adjective

  • See areola

    • ‘For capsule contracture, ‘We have done a capsulotomy through the belly button, although it's more difficult than the areolar approach.’’
    • ‘They may be located within the thorax embedded in thymic tissue, in the posterior mediastinum, and in the areolar tissue associated with the pericardium.’
    • ‘It is covered by a sheath of areolar connective tissue from which thin fibrous septa extend into the gland and subdivide it into many distinct lobules.’
    • ‘The ventral paratenon consists of fatty mesenteric-like areolar tissue that is rich in blood vessels that nourish the tendon.’
    • ‘Loose areolar tissue is the least solid, with gelatinous material among its fibres.’