CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGE INDEX / CARDIOVASCULAR STUDY GUIDE
Longitudinal-section of cardiac muscle can reveal the branching nature of cardiac muscle fibers.
Intercalated disks are unstained (pale) in this H&E-stained specimen.
(Muscle striations should be visible at this magnification, but in this digital image they are obscured by pixellation.)
Click on thumbnail at left for a lower-magnification view.
Click on the thumbnail at right for a specimen stained to highlight intercalated disks.
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Last updated: 23 May 2022 / dgk