Reticular collagen fibers are seen in all tissues except?
A. Lymph node
D. Bone marrow
Correct answer : C. Thymus
- Reticular fibers are composed of type III collagen synthesized by reticular cells.
- They form a fine meshwork which acts as support in tissues like liver, bone marrow and the lymphatic system.
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