Cartilage Tissue Cells
A thin slice of cartilage, magnified, to how the cells embedded in the homogenous matrix. Labels: a, cell in which the nucleus has divided; b, a cell in which division is just complete; c, e, a group of four cells resulting from further division of a pair like b; the new cells have formed some matrix between them, separating them from another; d, d, cavities in the matrix from which cells have dropped out during the preparation of the specimen.
Martin, H. Newell & Martin, Ernest G. The Human Body: An Account of Its Structure and Activities and the Conditions of its Healthy Working (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1917) 45
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman