From Big Medical Encyclopedia

FABRICS OF INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT — group of the fabrics which are taking part in trophic processes, maintenance of constancy of chemical and colloido-dispersion composition of intercellular substance and a homeostasis of an organism and also in defense reactions and mechanical basic functions.

The term of «fabric of internal environment» is offered by A. A. Zavarzin. K T. century of page carry blood (see), lymph (see) and connecting fabrics (see. Connecting fabric ).

T. century of page are derivatives of a mesenchyma (see). Their predecessors in the course of evolution at metazoans are the mesoglia and a hemolymph (at invertebrates) differing in a big variety at various representatives.

Between all components T. century of page exists functional interrelation. They submit to the general laws of nervous and endocrine regulation that allows to speak about T. century of page as about complete system. T. century of page are delimited from the environment by cover epithelial fabrics. Coming to T. century of page hormones, mediators, trophic substances, and also products animal, microbic or vegetable about ps circulations cause in them the changes allowing to provide protection of an organism against harmful factors.

See also Barrier functions , Internal environment of an organism , Homeostasis , Intercellular lymph .

Bibliography: Yeliseyev V. G. Connecting fabric, M., 1961; Zavarzin A. A. Sketches of evolutionary histology of blood and connecting fabric, century 1 — 2, M., 1945 — 1947; Zufarov K. A., Tu x-tayev K. R. iyuldashev A. Yu. Leukocytes and cells of friable connecting fabric, Tashkent, 1979; Labo-r and And. Regulation of exchange processes, the lane with fr., M., 1970; Serov V. V. and Shekhter A. B. Connecting fabric, M., 1981.

Yu. I. Afanasyev.