Elastic Connective Tissue

This tissue type contains mostly elastic fibers.  As a result, it lend the structure it forms recoil after stretching.  It can be found in the walls of major arteries such as aorta and of the bronchial tubes.

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Human aorta staining for elastic fibers (TM: 100x, picture taken with a Nikon Planapo 10/0.4 on Sony A7ii)
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Elastic fibers of Human aorta (TM: 400x, picture taken with a Zeiss Planapo 40/1.0 Oil on Sony A7ii)

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