What is the name of the fibrous band of connective tissue on the ventral abdominal wall?
Lina Alba: A fibrous band that runs vertically along the center of the anterior abdominal wall and receives the attachments of the oblique and transverse abdominal muscles. Also called white line.
Technically they are the same. Fibrous connective tissue is basically any kind of connective tissue different than adipose and areolar. The fibrous connective tissue has more fibroblast and collagen fiber (a characteristic of dense connective tissue) but no much of elastic fibers (which is the histological difference with cartilage). Of course, we have to exclude blood, lymph and bones from the fibrous tissues because they are specialized connective tissue and have totally different characteristics than…
The deeper part of the dermis of the skin. Basically, this part of the dermis has dense or fibrous irregular conective tissue, which provides strength to the skin. Below this tissue there is loose connective tissue (areolar connective tissue and adipose tissue) that are part of the subcutaneous layer of the skin. As you know, the dermis is part of the cutaneous membrane.
fibrocartilage They are fibrous dense connective tissue. Collagen is the most common component of tendons and ligaments. Connective tissue. Dense regular collagenous Fibrous connective tissue and they are comprised mainly of collagen. They are also similar in composition to fasciae which connect muscle to muscle.