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This low-magnification image of spleen illustrates red pulp and white pulp.  White pulp is typically arranged to surround arterioles.  The thin pale bands are trabeculae (supporting collagen bundles).

For a higher-magnification view, click on the thumbnail at left.  For more information, consult your textbook.

 

 

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