Skin Biopsy Specimen
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Features which can be seen in this image include:
- Connective tissue of dermis, with fibers and ground substance.
- Note that the density of fibrous connective tissue -- i.e., the proportion of fibers to ground substance -- varies across the area of this micrograph.
- Blood vessels.
- A sweat gland (both duct and secretory portion).
- Many small features (such as individual fibroblasts and collagen fibers) are not individually labelled.
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Last updated: 11 December 2007 / dgk