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Systems

Cardiovascular system

In this chapter we will describe the microscopic appearance of the blood and the histological features of the cardiovascular system. More.
  1. Blood
    Microscopic appearance of the blood
  2. Bone marrow
    Histological features of the bone marrow
  3. Blood vessels
    Close up view of an artery and a vein in cross-section.
  4. Arteries and veins
    General histological features of arteries and veins
  5. Heart
    Detailed microscopic anatomy of heart

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.

Integumentary system

In this chapter we will explore the histological features of the parts of the integumentary system. More.
  1. Skin
    General histology of the skin.
  2. Sweat glands
    Histological appearance of the sweat glands
  3. Peripheral mechanoreceptors
    Histology of the peripheral mechanoreceptors.
  4. Scalp and hair
    Histological features of the scalp and hair.

Musculoskeletal system

The musculoskeletal system provides form, support, and movement to the body. In this chapter we will learn the special histological features of this system.
  1. Tendon
    A close look at the structure of a tendon and its tendon sheath.
  2. Motor Unit
    A close look at a motor unit, its motor neuron and skeletal muscle fibers.

Respiratory system

Histological appearance of the organs of the respiratory system.
  1. Lung
    Histological appearance of normal lung tissue and its components.
  2. Trachea
    Appearance and features of trachea under microscope.

Excretory system

Histological features of the excretory system.
  1. Kidney
    A thorough look at the microscopic structure of kidney and its cell types.
  2. Nephron
    A close look at a nephron and its associated blood vessels.
  3. Renal corpuscle and juxtaglomerular apparatus
    A close look at the blood filtering unit of the kidney.
  4. Ureters
    Microscopic anatomy of ureters.
  5. Urethra and bladder
    Microscopic Anatomy of both the urethra and the urinary bladder.

Endocrine system

In this chapter we will explore the histological features of the endocrine glands.
  1. Parathyroid gland
    Characteristics of the parathyroid gland at a microscopic level.
  2. Thyroid gland
    A thorough look at the thyroid gland histological appearance.
  3. Adrenal gland
    Microscopic anatomy of both adrenal cortex and Medulla.

Digestive system

Cells and tissues of the digestive system.
  1. Tongue and epiglottis
    Histological properties of the tongue and the epiglottis.
  2. Gingiva and teeth
    A closer look at the microscopic anatomy of the Gingiva (Gums) and Teeth.
  3. Parotid gland
    Histology of the human's largest salivary gland.
  4. Sublingual gland
    Distinguishing histological characteristics of the sublingual gland.
  5. Submandibular gland
    Distinguishing histological characteristics of the submandibular gland.
  6. Esophagus
    Histological features of Esophagus.
  7. Stomach
    A thorough look at stomach under microscope.
  8. Pancreas
    Microscopic anatomy of the exocrine & endocrine pancreas.
  9. Duodenum
    Histological features of the duodenum.
  10. Jejunum
    General & distinctive histological features of the jejenum.
  11. Colon
    Distinctive features of the different parts of the colon under the microscope.
  12. Ileum
    A look at the distinguishing characteristics of the Ileum under microscope.
  13. Liver
    A thorough look at the body's largest compound gland under microscope.
  14. Gallbladder
    Histological features of the gallbladder.
  15. Appendix
    Histological characteristics of the appendix.

Lymphatic system

The lymphatic system consists of groups of cells, tissues, and organs that react to the presence of potentially harmful substances.
  1. Lymph node
    The microscopic anatomy details of a lymph node.
  2. Palatine tonsil
    The distinctive histological hallmarks of the palatine tonsils.
  3. Pharyngeal tonsil
    Distinguishing features of the pharyngeal tonsil under the microscope.
  4. Thymus
    Histological structure and features of the thymus.
  5. Spleen
    Histology of the largest lymphoid organ in the human body.

Male reproductive system

Histological features of the organs of the male reproductive system.
  1. Testis
    Microscopic structure of the testis.
  2. Epididymis
    Histological features of the epididymis.
  3. Spermatic cord
    The different components of the spermatic cord under the microscope.
  4. Penis
    Microscopic anatomy in a cross-section through the human penis.
  5. Prostate
    A thorough look at the prostate under the microscope.

Female reproductive system

Histological features of the female reproductive organs.
  1. Breast
    A thorough look at the histology of the mammary glands.
  2. Ovary
    A closer look at the ovaries under the microscope.
  3. Oviducts (fallopian tubes)
    Microscopic structure of the Fallopian tubes.
  4. Uterus - secretory phase
    A closer look at the histology of the uterus during the secretory phase.
  5. Uterus - early proliferative phase
    Histology of the uterus during early stages of the proliferative phase.
  6. Uterus - mid proliferative phase
    Histology of the uterus during the Middle-stage proliferative phase.
  7. Uterus - late proliferative phase
    Histology of the uterus during late stages of the proliferative phase.
  8. Cervix uteri
    Histological features of the cervix.
  9. Placenta
    The appearance of the placenta under the microscope.
  10. Early ectopic pregnancy
    A look at a tubal pregnancy under the microscope.

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