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This image illustrates a longitudinal-section of cardiac muscle, stained to highlight intercalated disks.  Muscle striations should be visible at this magnification, but in this digital image they are obscured by pixellation.

Click on thumbnail for a specimen stained with H&E.

 

 

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Last updated:  5 September 2003 / dgk