Regular Dense Connective Tissue. Tendon

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


The structure of tendons results from the particular organization of fibrillar material in response to tension exerted in one defined direction.


Fibrous Connective Tissue Fibrous Layer Tendon Cell Connective Tissue Layer Fibrillar Material 
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  1. Jozsa L, Balint JB, Reffy A, Demel ZS (1979) Histochemical and ultrastructural study of adult human tendon. Acta Histochem 65:250–257.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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