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Mucous connective tissue (or mucous tissue) is a type of connective tissue found during fetal development.

It is most easily found as a component of Wharton's jelly.

It forms the umbilical cord.[1]

It is sometimes considered equivalent to mesenchymal connective tissue.[2 ]

See also


  1. ^ Strum, Judy M.; Gartner, Leslie P.; Hiatt, James L. (2007). Cell biology and histology. Hagerstwon, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 83. ISBN 0-7817-8577-4.  
  2. ^ "Blue Histology - Connective Tissues". Retrieved 2008-12-05.  

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