- The intima is the inner layer lined by a smooth tissue called endothelium.
- The media is a layer of muscle that lets arteries handle the high pressures from the heart.
- The adventitia is a connective tissue anchoring arteries to nearby tissue.
The images below were captured using the Richter Optica U2D digital microscope with a 5 megapixel microscopy camera.
|U2D Digital 5mp Microscope|
|Microscopy image of artery, vein and nerve c.s. captured with U2D microscope at 40x.|
|Microscopy image of artery, vein and nerve c.s. captured with U2D microscope at 100x.|