Histology Photomicrographs

Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL& 241L-242L)
Karen Hart, Peninsula College

Connective tissue proper: Dense irregular connective tissue


Example: The dermis of the skin is dense irregular connective tissue.

Dense irregular connective tissue contains collagen fibers that run in various directions.

Slide: Skin, hair follicles, HI 1-3
Location: Dermis of the skin

Microscope at 400X

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