Lymph node with adipose tissue
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A lymph node close to the kidney, surrounded by adipose tissue.
Cortex and medulla are especially distinct in this image.
For a much larger image, click here. At the higher magnification, the presence of brown fat can be seen among the ordinary adipocytes, distinguished by much smaller lipid droplets, several per cell.
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Last updated: 6 May 2022 / dgk