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LOOSE CONNECTIVE TISSUE: This type of connective tissue is found in the mesenteries of the digestive system.  There are two types of fibers present: thin, straight elastic fibers (EF), and the ribbon-like, thick collagen fibers (CF).  The cells that produce these extracellular fibers are connective tissue are fibroblasts (arrows) which have the paler nuclei.