Reticular fabric

Reticular fabric (mesh fabric) - a type of connective tissuethat forms the basis of the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, part of the gut wall, respiratory tract, and the liver and kidneys. Reticular fabric consists of reticular stellate cells form in contact with each other their processes and forming a complex network of main substance, and differently oriented reticulin fibers. Reticular cells capable of developing into a variety formed blood elements - erythroid cells, lymphoid of a number etc., in Addition to participating in hematopoiesis, reticular cells produce reticulose fiber, and also perform trophic and protective functions. Reticular fabric is part of the reticuloendothelial system (see).