STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Tendon. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section through a tendon showing the collagen fibres. Some of the fibres have been teased apart. The parallel arrangement of the fibres make the tendon inelastic but flexible. Tendons attach muscle to bone.
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