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Skin 001

Skin section - Integumentary System - A light micrograph of a skin cross section in the mallory stain.  Hair follicle shafts are bright yellow-orange with the large one clearly showing the hair follicle bulb.  Pinkish red sebaceous glands surround the hair follicle inside dense grey-red connective tissue covered by an orange epidermis along the to edge of the section.  Long diagonal orange-red lines are the arrector pili muscles. Sweat glands are also present.  Original magnification on 35mm 7x