Loose Connective Tissue. Special Form: Pigment Connective Tissue. Melanocyte of the Human Iris
Melanocytes (1) are, as seen in the previous plate, stellate or spindle-shaped cells similar to fibrocytes. Numerous collagen microfibrils (2) are in contact with the cell body and its processes (3). Melanocytes are basically fixed cells.
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