Histology - Dense regular connective tissue


This section of dense regular collagenous tissue is from the tendon of a skeletal muscle. Dense regular connective tissue is a collagenous connective tissue designed to be incredibly strong in one direction. Its collagen bundles are all oriented in parallel and the fibroblasts are also dispersed in rows between the collagen. This strong tissue is typically found in the tendons of muscles. It is also be present in numerous of the ligaments in the body.

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