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Loose Connective Tissue. Special Form: Pigment Connective Tissue

  • Radivoj V. Krstić

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Connective Tissue Pigment Cell Retinal Layer Black Pigment Fibrous Connective Tissue 
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References

  1. Dietrich CE (1972) Zur Feinstruktur der Melanocyten in der menschlichen Iris. Albrecht Von Graefes Arch Ophthalmol 183:317–333.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Poirier J, Nunez-Dispot C (1968) Le mélanocyte: II. Histogenese. Presse Med 76:1525–1526.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

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

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