Anatomy Research International / 2011 / Article / Fig 8

Research Article

Hip Anatomy and Ontogeny of Lower Limb Musculature in Three Species of Nonhuman Primates

Figure 8

Articular cartilage in adult G. moholi. Superior aspect is at the top of the image, except in (c) (superior is to the left). Arrowheads indicate the junction of the subchondral plate and articular cartilage. (a) The proportionally thick articular cartilage of the acetabulum (A) is shown; (b, c) show a different specimen; (b, d) revealing proportionally thick articular cartilage over the acetabulum and femur (F). Ca: joint cavity; Isch: ischium; Sy: synovial membrane. Stains: a, hematoxylin eosin; b, c: Gomori trichrome preparation. Scale bars: a, b: 300 μm; c: 200 μm; TM: tidemark.

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