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Collagen connective tissue. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of connective tissue formed by bundles of wavy collagen fibres. Red blood cells (red) are also seen. This form of connective tissue provides structural support for other tissues and organs. These resistant and inextensible collagen fibres are the most common form of connective tissue. Magnification unknown.
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