Mucous connective tissue
Mucous connective tissue (or mucous tissue) is a type of connective tissue found during fetal development. It is composed mainly of ground substance with few cells or fibers. It can also be referred to a group of mucoproteins found in certain types of cysts (etc.), resembling mucus. It is most easily found as a component of Wharton's jelly.
Mucous connective tissue forms the umbilical cord.
It is sometimes considered equivalent to mesenchymal connective tissue.
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