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CHAPTER FIVE
Tissues
Collagenous
fibers
Fibroblast
White blood
cell
(a)
(b)
Elastic fibers
Collagenous
fibers
Fibroblast
(a)
(b)
FIGURE 5.22
Elastic connective tissue contains many elastic f
bers with collagenous f
bers between them (160×).
FIGURE 5.20
Reticular connective tissue is a network oF thin collagenous f
bers, which contains numerous
f
broblasts and white blood cells (1,000×).
Fibroblasts
Collagenous
fibers
(a)
(b)
FIGURE 5.21
Dense regular connective tissue consists largely oF tightly packed collagenous f
bers (500×).
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