Cardiovascular System

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Blood (400x) Human blood is a type of connective tissue.  Visible are the erythrocytes or red blood cells.

Basophil, Neutrophil, RBC (1000x) Netrophils and basophils are two types of leukocytes or white blood cells.

Neutrophil (1000x) Magnification of a neutrophil showing its characteristic lobed-nucleus.

Cat artery & vein (40x) Arteries retain their shape due to their large amount of smooth muscle and elastic tissue.  Veins collapse because of their lack of these two tissues.

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Last modified on 09/08/2010