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CONNECTIVE TISSUE, ADIPOSE: The low magnification image is from tissue surrounding developing bone.  The adipose tissue is composed of a collection of adipocytes (A).

 

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CONNECTIVE TISSUE, ADIPOSE: This more highly magnified image of the same tissue shows the empty looking adipocytes.  Each adipocyte is filled with one large lipid droplet and a nucleus (arrow) that is pushed to the edge of the cell.