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Sebaceous gland in Skin

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This image shows a sebaceous gland opening into the lumen of a hair follicle.  Epidermis is toward the right.  (Sebaceous glands are not necessarily associated with arrector pili.  The association shown here is coincidental.)  Background tissue is dermis (collagen and ground substance).

sebaceous glandFor a higher magnification view with more detail about the sebaceous gland cells, click on the thumbnail at right.

 


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