891209-10

891209-10
Caption: Cholesterol crystals. A pearly, fat-like steroid alcohol, found in animal fats and tissues. Cholesterol can form lipid deposits (atheroma) on the inner walls of arteries, characteristic of atherosclerosis.
Magnification*: x40
Type: LM
Copyright 1985 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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