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The nervous system

In this chapter we will describe the microscopic appearance of the various parts of the brain and the spinal cord.
  1. Cerebral cortex
    The different layers and cell types of the cerebral cortex.
  2. Hippocampal region
    Microscopic anatomy of the hippocampal region.
  3. Cerebellum
    Histological features of the cerebellar cortex and white matter.
  4. Medulla oblongata
    Cross-sectional histology of the medulla oblongata.
  5. Spinal cord
    A look at a cross-sectional slice of the spinal cord under the microscope.
  6. Ear
    A look at the three parts of the ear under the microscope.
  7. Retina I
    A cross section image showing the layers and cells of the retina.
  8. Retina II
    The different layers of the retina as seen under the microscope.
  9. Cornea and ciliary body
    Histological features of the cornea and the ciliary Body.
  10. Eyelid and conjunctiva
    Characteristics of the eyelid and the conjunctiva under the microscope.

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