Loose Connective Tissue. Special Form: Pigment Connective Tissue

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


Pigment connective tissue is a type of loose connective tissue. In man, it is found in the iris (Fig.A1), choroid (Fig. A2), leptomeninges, and genital skin. A section from the iris is presented in Fig. B.


Connective Tissue Pigment Cell Retinal Layer Black Pigment Fibrous Connective Tissue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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