Cell and Tissue Biology

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Object names starting with "B":

Object Name # of Images Description
Bacterium 1 (Self-explanatory)
Basal (stem) cell 1 Pluripotential cell capable of mitosis and differentiation. Gives rise to the rest of the epithelium. Some epithelia renew by simple division of existing cells, e.g., endothelium.
Basal bodies 1 Sites of attachment (and production) of cilia.
Basal bodies 2 Sites of attachment (and production) of cilia.
Basal bodies 1 Sites of attachment (and production) of cilia.
Basal bodies 2 Sites of attachment (and production) of cilia.
Basal cell 1 Stem cell for other cells in the epithelium. Some epithelia renew by simple division of existing cells, e.g., endothelium.
Basal cell nuclei 1 Nuclei of basal cells in the olfactory epithelium.
Basal dendrites 1 Dendrites of pyramidal cells directed horizontally.
Basal lamina 1 Produced by epithelial cells. Not usually seen in LM. In LM the underlying reticular lamina is included in what we term basal lamina. In most texts the terms basal lamina and basement membrane are used interchangeably.
Basal lamina 1 Produced by epithelial cells. Not usually seen in LM. In LM the underlying reticular lamina is included in what we term basal lamina. In most texts the terms basal lamina and basement membrane are used interchangeably.
Basal lamina 5 Produced by epithelial cells. Not usually seen in LM. In LM the underlying reticular lamina is included in what we term basal lamina. In most texts the terms basal lamina and basement membrane are used interchangeably.
Basal lamina 2 Produced by epithelial cells. Not usually seen in LM. In LM the underlying reticular lamina is included in what we term basal lamina. In most texts the terms basal lamina and basement membrane are used interchangeably.
Basal lamina 2 Produced by epithelial cells. Not usually seen in LM. In LM the underlying reticular lamina is included in what we term basal lamina. In most texts the terms basal lamina and basement membrane are used interchangeably.
Basal lamina 2 Produced by epithelial cells. Not usually seen in LM. In LM the underlying reticular lamina is included in what we term basal lamina. In most texts the terms basal lamina and basement membrane are used interchangeably.
Base of crypt 2 Bottom of crypt of Lieberkuhn in the intestine. Frequent mitotic activity takes place near here.
Base of crypt 1 Bottom of crypt of Lieberkuhn in the intestine. Frequent mitotic activity takes place near here.
Basilar membrane 1 The sensory receptor cells of the organ of Corti rest on the basilar membrane. High frequencies vibrate the basilar membrane at the base of the cochlea. Low frequencies vibrate the basilar membrane at the apex.
Basilar membrane 1 The sensory receptor cells of the organ of Corti rest on the basilar membrane. High frequencies vibrate the basilar membrane at the base of the cochlea. Low frequencies vibrate the basilar membrane at the apex.
Basilar membrane 1 The sensory receptor cells of the organ of Corti rest on the basilar membrane. High frequencies vibrate the basilar membrane at the base of the cochlea. Low frequencies vibrate the basilar membrane at the apex.
Basophil 1 A specialized peripheral blood leukocyte. Originates from bone marrow. The term basophil is also used for cells of the hypophysis (which do not originate in the bone marrow, as far as we know).
Basophil 2 A specialized peripheral blood leukocyte. Originates from bone marrow. The term basophil is also used for cells of the hypophysis (which do not originate in the bone marrow, as far as we know).
Basophilic RER 1 RNA stains with basic stains because of the many phosphates in its backbone. (RNA is an acid.)
Basophilic RER 1 RNA stains with basic stains because of the many phosphates in its backbone. (RNA is an acid.)
Basophils 1 Cells of the adenohypophysis that produce TSH, ACTH, and/or gonadotropins. Also the plural of the blood leukocyte basophil.
Basophils 1 Cells of the adenohypophysis that produce TSH, ACTH, and/or gonadotropins. Also the plural of the blood leukocyte basophil.
Belt desmosome 2 Adhesion between two neighboring cells. Wider (collar-like) than the (spot) desmosome.
Belt desmosome 1 Adhesion between two neighboring cells. Wider (collar-like) than the (spot) desmosome.
Belt desmosome 2 Adhesion between two neighboring cells. Wider (collar-like) than the (spot) desmosome.
Bile canaliculi 1 Little canals between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculi 1 Little canals between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculi 1 Little canals between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculi 2 Little canals between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculi c.s. 1 Cross-sections of little canals between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculus 1 Little canal between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculus 2 Little canal between two hepatocytes.
Bile canaliculus 1 Little canal between two hepatocytes.
Bile duct 1 Several bile canaliculi join together to form a bile duct. Several bile ducts, in turn, join to form larger ducts.
Bile duct 2 Several bile canaliculi join together to form a bile duct. Several bile ducts, in turn, join to form larger ducts.
Bile duct branches 1 Several bile canaliculi join together to form a bile duct. Several bile ducts, in turn, join to form larger ducts.
Bile duct branches 1 Several bile canaliculi join together to form a bile duct. Several bile ducts, in turn, join to form larger ducts.
Bile ducts 1 Several bile canaliculi join together to form a bile duct. Several bile ducts, in turn, join to form larger ducts.
Binucleate hepatocyte 1 Some hepatocytes need more than one dose of DNA because they are so active in transcription.
Binucleate hepatocytes 1 Some hepatocytes need more than one dose of DNA because they are so active in transcription.
Binucleate hepatocytes 1 Some hepatocytes need more than one dose of DNA because they are so active in transcription.
Bipolar cell layer 2 Contains nuclei and perikarya of bipolar cells in the retina.
Bipolar cell layer 1 Contains nuclei and perikarya of bipolar cells in the retina.
Bipolar cell nuclei 1 Prominent membrane-bounded organelle in a eukaryotic cell containing DNA. Site of synthesis of various RNA's.
Bipolar neuron 1 The acoustic (spiral ganglion) neurons are bipolar. Bipolar neurons are also found in the retina. The inner ear bipolar neurons are unique in that they are covered by a myelin sheath.
Bipolar neurons 1 The acoustic (spiral ganglion) neurons are bipolar. Bipolar neurons are also found in the retina. The inner ear bipolar neurons are unique in that they are covered by a myelin sheath.
Blood vessel 1 Part of the cardiovascular system, a system of continuous tubes. Distributes blood to and collects blood from tissues and organs.
Blood vessel 1 Part of the cardiovascular system, a system of continuous tubes. Distributes blood to and collects blood from tissues and organs.
Blood vessel in cortex 1 Blood vessel located, in this instance, in the thymic cortex.
Blood vessel lumina 1 The hollow portions of the blood vessel.
Blood vessel lumina 2 The hollow portions of the blood vessel.
Blood vessels 1 A system of continuous tubes. Part of cardiovascular system. Distribute blood to and collect blood from tissues and organs.
Blood vessels 1 A system of continuous tubes. Part of cardiovascular system. Distribute blood to and collect blood from tissues and organs.
Blood vessels 4 A system of continuous tubes. Part of cardiovascular system. Distribute blood to and collect blood from tissues and organs.
Blood vessels 5 A system of continuous tubes. Part of cardiovascular system. Distribute blood to and collect blood from tissues and organs.
Blood vessels (outside bbb) 1 The vessels of the pia mater in the choroid plexus are outside the blood-brain barrier. Similar to the capillaries in periventricular organs, for example the neurohypophysis.
Bone 1 Type of specialized connective tissue.
Bone 2 Type of specialized connective tissue.
Bone 2 Type of specialized connective tissue.
Bone 2 Type of specialized connective tissue.
Bone 2 Type of specialized connective tissue.
Bone lamella 1 Successive layer of calcified bone matrix.
Bone lamella 1 Successive layer of calcified bone matrix.
Bone marrow 4 A richly vascularized connective tissue specialized for production of all formed elements of blood (and more).
Bone marrow 1 A richly vascularized connective tissue specialized for production of all formed elements of blood (and more).
Bone marrow 1 A richly vascularized connective tissue specialized for production of all formed elements of blood (and more).
Bone marrow 3 A richly vascularized connective tissue specialized for production of all formed elements of blood (and more).
Bone marrow 1 A richly vascularized connective tissue specialized for production of all formed elements of blood (and more).
Bone marrow 1 A richly vascularized connective tissue specialized for production of all formed elements of blood (and more).
Bony labyrinth 1 A tortuous group of chambers of the inner ear.
Bony trabeculae 1 Thin, anastomosing spicules, beams, or threads of bone devoid of Haversian canals.
Bowman's capsule 2 Envelope surrounding the glomerulus.
Bowman's gland ducts 1 Ducts of glands of olfactory epithelium.
Bowman's glands 1 Glands of olfactory epithelium.
Bowman's glands 1 Glands of olfactory epithelium.
Bowman's glands 1 Glands of olfactory epithelium.
Bowman's space 1 A space between the two walls of Bowman's capsule. It is continuous with the rest of the nephron. Contains glomerular filtrate.
Bowman's space 1 A space between the two walls of Bowman's capsule. It is continuous with the rest of the nephron. Contains glomerular filtrate.
Bowman's space 1 A space between the two walls of Bowman's capsule. It is continuous with the rest of the nephron. Contains glomerular filtrate.
Brain sand 1 A calcification within the pineal gland. Composed of hydroxyapatite.
Brain sand 1 A calcification within the pineal gland. Composed of hydroxyapatite.
Brain sand 2 A calcification within the pineal gland. Composed of hydroxyapatite.
Brain sand (acervuli cerebri) 1 A calcification within the pineal gland. Composed of hydroxyapatite.
Bronchial gland 1 Mixed gland located in the submucosa of primary and secondary bronchi.
Bronchial gland opening 1 It opens into the lumen of the bronchus.
Bronchial lumen 1 Hollow portion of the bronchus.
Bronchial wall 1 Everything except the lumen.
Bronchial wall 3 Everything except the lumen.
Bronchiolar epithelium 1 Columnar epithelium of the bronchiole.
Bronchiolar lumen 1 The hollow portion of the bronchiole.
Bronchiole 1 Segment of pulmonary airways situated between secondary bronchi and alveolar ducts.
Bronchioles 1 Segments of pulmonary airways situated between secondary bronchi and alveolar ducts.
Brown fat 1 Multilocular adipose tissue. Produces heat from chemical energy when stimulated.
Brown fat (dissolved droplets) 1 Multilocular adipose tissue. Produces heat from chemical energy when stimulated. The lipid droplets were disolved during tissue preparation.
Brush (microvillous) border 1 Surface specialized to increase absorption. Glycosylated proteins are abundant.
Brush (microvillous) border 1 Surface specialized to increase absorption. Glycosylated proteins are abundant.
Brush (microvillous) border 1 Surface specialized to increase absorption. Glycosylated proteins are abundant.
Brush border 1 Surface specialized to increase absorption. Glycosylated proteins are abundant.
Brush border 2 Surface specialized to increase absorption. Glycosylated proteins are abundant.
Bud of permanent tooth 1 (Self-explanatory)
Bulging surface cell 1 In the urinary tract these cells may undergo apoptosis and slough off as a defense against infection.

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