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However, these characteristics are not present in boto and tucuxi, which are species of shallow dives and do not require large fibers of elastic fibers to perform their functions.
Similarly, decrease of elastic fibers in both the outer surface of TA and the subsinusoidal area was significantly higher in both Group 1 and Group 2 (Table 1) (Figs.
The elastic fibers are fragmented into globules, simulating a pipe cleaner (left).
Medium-power view in the subpleural fibroelastotic region revealing elastic fiber deposition in relation to the alveolar walls, with intervening collagen deposition (elastic Van Gieson stain, original magnification X100).
Degenerative processes of elastic fibers in sun-protected and sun-exposed skin: immunoelectron microscopic observation of elastin, fibrillin-1, amyloid P component, lysozyme and alpha1-antitrypsin.
In most cases, the underlying structural problem leading to ballooning-out of the thoracic aorta is loss of smooth muscle cells and degeneration of elastic fibers.
There were few elastic fibers arranged in few concentric layers, abundant fibroblasts and pericytes (primitive smooth muscle fibers) as depicted in Fig.
In pinch graft, the junction between the host and grafted tissue showed well organized fibrous tissue with moderate amount of collagen, elastic fibers and well developed blood vessels.
It was also observed that some muscle fibers of the masseter temporal and lateral pterygoid muscles entered and dispersed inside the articular disc in which the elastic fibers were dense.
Histologically, it is characterized by abnormal elastic fibers, other connective tissue elements, and cellular debris that are ejected from the papillary dermis through the epidermis.
The paraffin sections were stained with haematoxylin and eosin for routine morphology, Masson's Trichrome for connective tissue, Verhoeff's stain for elastic fibers, and Gridley's stain for reticular fibers.
Skin stretches and recoils thanks to elastic fibers supporting it.