December 1, 2023
A fibrovascular core is a microscopic structure made up of fibrous tissue and blood vessels found inside finger-like projections called papillae. These finger-like projections are commonly found in variety of benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancerous) tumours. The fibrovascular core helps provide structure and nourishment to the cells on the outside surface of the papillae.
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