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.

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

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