2.7.1 Adipose tissue

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Adipose tissue consists of individual fat cells (adipocytes (Figure 12)) together with connective tissue, a rich blood supply that is shared with adjacent tissues, and innervation from the sympathetic nervous system. The adipocytes are large, clear cells cont
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