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Notes

This image shows connective tissue deep in skin.  

Fibrous connective tissue of the dermis occupies most of the area of this image and includes a conspicuous artery, several small veins, a small peripheral nerve, and a cluster of lymphocytes (representing mild perivascular inflammatory infiltrate).

The pink color in this image represents eosinophilic material, in this case mostly one of the following:

The pale background color represents unstained material, in this case one of the following:.

The very dark purple (nearly black) spots are cell nuclei.  At this resolution, they cannot be individually identified except by context.

Bright red within the artery represents many red blood cells.


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