Tension gashes

Tension gashesTension gashes are a special type of vein that can form rather spectacular patterns - as you can see from the photograph next door. By clicking here you can discover how tension gashes are believed to form and what you can deduce from their patterns. In special situations, as in the photograph, tension gashes form so-called conjugate sets. You can investigate these by clicking here - or you can return to the minor structures menu.

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