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'A small portion of Plate XII., Fig. 4, drawn under the one-twelfth oil immersion, to show the character of the muscular fibres lying in the fibrous tissue. They are seen to be sometimes fusiform, sometimes much branched cells, the branches being either comparatively thick or tapering off to very fine threads, which again become larger, again branch, and are connected into a network with the branches of other similar cells. The nucleus usually causes a bulging of the celL Transverse striation is usually very well marked.' (246)