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Notes

This image shows connective tissue deep in skin.  Click on the image to identify individual features.

Subcutaneous adipose tissue occupies much of the image.  Fibrous connective tissue appears at lower right.  Conspicuous features include several blood vessels, and a portion of a sweat gland.

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.


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