Fat vesicles in adipose (fatty) tissue. Adipose tissue is a subtype of connective tissue consisting of a growth of small sacs containing fat bound together by connective tissue and small blood vessels.

Adipose Tissue

Fat vesicles in adipose (fatty) tissue. Adipose tissue is a subtype of connective tissue consisting…

Adipose tissue from omentum. The fat cells are arranged as groups between the bundles of connective tissue.

Adipose Tissue from Omentum

Adipose tissue from omentum. The fat cells are arranged as groups between the bundles of connective…

A lobule of developing adipose tissue from an eight month fetus. Labels: a, Spherical or, from pressure, polyhedral cells with large central nucleus surrounded by a finely reticulated substance staining uniformly with haematoxylin. b, Similar cells with spaces from which the fat has been removed by oil and cloves. c, Similar cells showing how the nucleus with enclosing protoplasm is being pressed towards periphery. d, Nucleus of endothelium of investing capillaries.

Developing Adipose Tissue in Fetus

A lobule of developing adipose tissue from an eight month fetus. Labels: a, Spherical or, from pressure,…

An illustration of a butter dish with a lid.

Butter in Dish with Lid

An illustration of a butter dish with a lid.

Branched connective tissue corpuscles, developing into fat cells.

Branched Connective Tissue Corpuscles

Branched connective tissue corpuscles, developing into fat cells.

A few cat cells from the margin of a fat lobule in adipose tissue, very highly magnified. Labels: f.g. fat globules distending a fat cell; n, nucleus; m, membranous envelope of the fat cell; c, capillary vessel; v, veinlet; c.t. connective tissue cell; the fibers of the connective tissue are not shown.

Fat Cells

A few cat cells from the margin of a fat lobule in adipose tissue, very highly magnified. Labels: f.g.…

Fall cells. Labels: a, filled with oil; b, exhausted of oil, the cell wall shriveled.

Fat Cells

Fall cells. Labels: a, filled with oil; b, exhausted of oil, the cell wall shriveled.

The ordinary fat cells of a fact tract in the omentum of a rat.

Fat Cells of a Rat

The ordinary fat cells of a fact tract in the omentum of a rat.

A group of fat cells (F, C) with capillary vessels (C).

Fat Cells with Capillary Vessels

A group of fat cells (F, C) with capillary vessels (C).

"Fatty tissue is fibrous connective tissue unfiltrated with fat." — Richardson, 1906

Fat Tissue

"Fatty tissue is fibrous connective tissue unfiltrated with fat." — Richardson, 1906

An illustration of a drop of milk showing fatglobules, highly magnified.

Drop of Milk Showing Fatglobules

An illustration of a drop of milk showing fatglobules, highly magnified.

"The convoluted gland is seen surrounded by fat cells and may be traced through the true skin to its outlet in the horny layers of the outer skin." — Blaisedell, 1904

Sweat gland

"The convoluted gland is seen surrounded by fat cells and may be traced through the true skin to its…

Tiny balls of fat in Holstein milk.

Holstein Milk

Tiny balls of fat in Holstein milk.

Tiny balls of fat in Jersey milk.

Jersey Milk

Tiny balls of fat in Jersey milk.

An illustration of a metal can of olive oil.

Olive Oil

An illustration of a metal can of olive oil.

A cartoon of an overweight man sitting on top of a smaller man, while holding a rope.

Overweight Man Sitting on a Smaller Man

A cartoon of an overweight man sitting on top of a smaller man, while holding a rope.

Diagram to show the structure of the Skin. Labels: E.c, epidermis, corneous part; E.m, epidermis, Malpighian part; D.c, connective tissue of dermis; p, papilla; gl, sweat gland, the coils of the tube cut across or lengthwise; d, its duct; f, fat; v, blood vessels; n, nerve; t.c, tactile corpuscle.

Structure of the Skin

Diagram to show the structure of the Skin. Labels: E.c, epidermis, corneous part; E.m, epidermis, Malpighian…

This etching was done by the artist, Sir Anthony Van Dyck. It can now be found in the Cassel Gallery.

Syndic Meerstraten

This etching was done by the artist, Sir Anthony Van Dyck. It can now be found in the Cassel Gallery.