HISTOLOGY OF SELECTED
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
University of Cincinnati Clermont College,
Batavia OH 45103
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in pancreas, 100x
Examine each of the following slides, note the features in common
those which differentiate the endocrine
Make five illustrations, each at the noted power to take up at least half of a page. Note the purposes of each of the functional features labeled. Compare with the illustrations in di Fiore's Atlas of Normal Human Histology, 9th Ed. Read di Fiore's discussion of the endocrine system, pp 266-267 for a discussion of functions.
|I. Hypophysis, 40x: Slide 14, Hypophysis, pars
& nervosa, cat, H&E,
(H 4260), (MF 9th, page 269)
|II. Thyroid, 100x: Slide 15, Thyroid, follicles,
simple cuboid epithelium
(H 4290), (MF 9th, page 275)
|III. Thyroid Follicle detail, 400x:
cuboidal follicular cells
Here is a labeled 400x view
of the thyroid.
|IV. Adrenal Gland, 100x: Slide 16, Adrenal
(70881), (MF 9th, page 279)
Here is a labeled
view of the adrenal gland.
|V. Islets of Langerhans, 100x: Slide 17, Islets
(70905) (MF 9th, pages 229-233)
Here is a
labeled 40x view of the pancreas.