White Adipose Tissue

t^ Small, lobe-shaped aggregate of adipocytes in the subcutaneous skin of a ^ human fetus. The spherical adipocytes are of different sizes. The removal of fatty substances during tissue preparation has created fat vacuoles. The cyto-"c plasm in these unilocular fat cells has been pushed to the cell periphery. The ° nuclei in some of the adipocytes are cut. Note that several adipocytes in the periphery of this lobe still are multilocular. The darker-stained cells are blood u cells.

Semi-thin section; stain: methylene blue-azure II; magnification: x 80

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