Cell and Tissue Biology

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Object names starting with "C":

Object Name # of Images Description
C (calcitonin) cells 1 Cells in the thyroid gland that produce calcitonin.
C cells 1 Cells in the thyroid gland that produce calcitonin.
C cells 1 Cells in the thyroid gland that produce calcitonin.
C cells 1 Cells in the thyroid gland that produce calcitonin.
Calcifying cartilage cells 1 These are dying cartilage cells that are replaced by bone during growth.
Calcium carbonate crystals 1 These rest on the giant microvilli of the sensory cells of the maculae in the vestibular labyrinth.
Calcium carbonate crystals 2 These rest on the giant microvilli of the sensory cells of the maculae in the vestibular labyrinth.
Calcium storage 1 Mitochondria are active in the uptake and storage of calcium.
Canaliculus 1 An intracellular canaliculus in the HCl-secreting cells of the fundic stomach.
Capillaries 5 Smallest vessels in the blood vascular system.
Capillaries 1 Smallest vessels in the blood vascular system.
Capillaries 13 Smallest vessels in the blood vascular system.
Capillaries 10 Smallest vessels in the blood vascular system.
Capillaries 19 Smallest vessels in the blood vascular system.
Capillaries (stria vascularis) 1 Stria vascularis is the only epithelium within the body containing capillaries (as far as we know).
Capillaries outside b-b barrier 1 The pineal gland belongs to the so-called windows of the brain.
Capillaries outside b-b barrier 1 The pineal gland belongs to the so-called windows of the brain.
Capillary 1 Smallest vessel in the blood vascular system.
Capillary 3 Smallest vessel in the blood vascular system.
Capillary 2 Smallest vessel in the blood vascular system.
Capillary 1 Smallest vessel in the blood vascular system.
Capillary 1 Smallest vessel in the blood vascular system.
Capillary (sinusoidal) 1 A specialized capillary that is wider than usual. Occurs also in liver and the adenohypophysis.
Capillary exit from arteriole 1 These are common but one has to look for them.
Capillary lumen 1 The hollow portion of a capillary.
Capillary lumen 2 The hollow portion of a capillary.
Capillary lumen 1 The hollow portion of a capillary.
Capillary lumen 3 The hollow portion of a capillary.
Capillary lumina 1 The hollow portions of capillaries.
Capillary lumina 1 The hollow portions of capillaries.
Capillary lumina 2 The hollow portions of capillaries.
Capillary lumina 1 The hollow portions of capillaries.
Capillary networks, thyroid follicle 1 Capillary networks surrounding the thyroid follicle. In general, endocrine organs are richly vascularized.
Capsule 7 An envelope of variable thickness surrounding an organ, or part of it. Usually, but not always, composed of connective tissue.
Capsule 2 An envelope of variable thickness surrounding an organ, or part of it. Usually, but not always, composed of connective tissue.
Capsule 4 An envelope of variable thickness surrounding an organ, or part of it. Usually, but not always, composed of connective tissue.
Capsule 4 An envelope of variable thickness surrounding an organ, or part of it. Usually, but not always, composed of connective tissue.
Cardiac muscle 2 A specialized, striated, muscle. The muscle fibers anastomose to form a complex three-dimensional network.
Cardiac muscle 1 A specialized, striated, muscle. The muscle fibers anastomose to form a complex three-dimensional network.
Cardiac muscle (left atrium) 1 This is labeled to orient you.
Cardiac muscle c.s. 1 A specialized, striated, muscle. The muscle fibers anastomose to form a complex three-dimensional network.
Cardiac muscle c.s. 2 A specialized, striated, muscle. The muscle fibers anastomose to form a complex three-dimensional network.
Cardiac muscle l.s. 1 A specialized, striated, muscle. The muscle fibers anastomose to form a complex three-dimensional network.
Cardiac muscle l.s. 1 A specialized, striated, muscle. The muscle fibers anastomose to form a complex three-dimensional network.
Cardiac muscle nuclei 2 Typically cardiac muscle cells have a single nucleus located in the middle of the cell. (Skeletal muscle cells are multinucleate with the nuclei located peripherally.)
Cardiac muscle nucleus 1 Typically cardiac muscle cells have a single nucleus located in the middle of the cell. (Skeletal muscle cells are multinucleate with the nuclei located peripherally.)
Cardiac muscle nucleus 1 Typically cardiac muscle cells have a single nucleus located in the middle of the cell. (Skeletal muscle cells are multinucleate with the nuclei located peripherally.)
Cardiac skeleton 1 Connective tissue of the heart which separates the ventricles from the atria and functions as an anchor to the valves. All the musculature of the heart is connected to the skeleton. Such a skeleton permits the heart to function as a pump.
Cardiac skeleton 1 Connective tissue of the heart which separates the ventricles from the atria and functions as an anchor to the valves. All the musculature of the heart is connected to the skeleton. Such a skeleton permits the heart to function as a pump.
Caries 1 Tooth decay.
Cartilage 1 A specialized avascular connective tissue composed of chrondrocytes and specialized intercellular matrix.
Cartilage 1 A specialized avascular connective tissue composed of chrondrocytes and specialized intercellular matrix.
Cartilage 1 A specialized avascular connective tissue composed of chrondrocytes and specialized intercellular matrix.
Cartilage 2 A specialized avascular connective tissue composed of chrondrocytes and specialized intercellular matrix.
Cartilage end of rib 2 The point where the ribs are attached to the sternum.
Cartilage model 1 Intermediary between mesenchyme and the formation of bone.
Cell (unit) membrane 1 The limiting membrane of a cell. The unit membrane is a trilaminar structure containing receptors and transpost proteins.
Cell membrane 1 The limiting membrane of a cell. It contains receptors and transport proteins.
Cell membrane 2 The limiting membrane of a cell. It contains receptors and transport proteins.
Cell membrane 2 The limiting membrane of a cell. It contains receptors and transport proteins.
Cell membrane folds 1 Occasionally folds occur in membranes. The folds aid in phagocytosis and cell movement.
Cement 1 Covers the root of the tooth. Harder than dentin and bone.
Cement 1 Covers the root of the tooth. Harder than dentin and bone.
Central artery 3 The central artery in the spleen is surrounded by lymphocytes. Most of these are T-cells.
Central canal 1 Part of the cerebrospinal fluid transporting system.
Central canal (lumen) 1 Part of the cerebrospinal fluid transporting system.
Central microtubules 1 Part of the 9+2 structure of cilia
Central pair microtubules 1 Part of the 9+2 structure of cilia. Better seen in cross-section.
Central vein 2 Beginning of the efferent venous system of the liver. The sinusoids empty into the central vein.
Central vein 1 Beginning of the efferent venous system of the liver. The sinusoids empty into the central vein.
Central vein 1 Beginning of the efferent venous system of the liver. The sinusoids empty into the central vein.
Central vein 1 Beginning of the efferent venous system of the liver. The sinusoids empty into the central vein.
Centriole 1 Organizes the microtubular system and the mitotic apparatus.
Centriole 1 Organizes the microtubular system and the mitotic apparatus.
Centriole 2 Organizes the microtubular system and the mitotic apparatus.
Centroacinar cell 1 In the exocrine pancreas it is the first cell of the duct system.
Centroacinar cell 1 In the exocrine pancreas it is the first cell of the duct system.
Cerebellar cortex 1 Composed of granular, Purkinje cell, and molecular layers.
Cerebellar folium 1 These folds are characteristic of the cerebellar cortex.
Cerebellar folium 1 These folds are characteristic of the cerebellar cortex.
Cerebral cortex (motor) 1 Involved in voluntary movement.
Cerebral cortex (rat) 1 This is a Golgi stain preparation.
Cerebral cortex (sensory) 1 Primarily involved in somatic sensory perception.
Cerebral cortex (sensory) 1 Primarily involved in somatic sensory perception.
Cerebral cortex-molecular layer 1 Outermost (most superficial) layer.
Chief cells 1 Cells of the fundic stomach that produce zymogens of digestive enzymes, notably pepsinogen. Parathyroid gland cells are also called chief cells.
Chief cells 2 Cells of the fundic stomach that produce zymogens of digestive enzymes, notably pepsinogen. Parathyroid gland cells are also called chief cells.
Chondrocytes 2 Cells of cartilage.
Chondrocytes 5 Cells of cartilage.
Chondrocytes in rows 1 In developing chrondrogenic bone the chrondrocytes are arranged in rows.
Chondrocytes, post-mitotic 1 A chrondrocyte has divided into two daughter cells.
Choroid plexus 1 Specialized ependyma that produces cerebrospinal fluid.
Choroid plexus 1 Specialized ependyma that produces cerebrospinal fluid.
Choroid plexus (epithelium) 1 Specialized ependyma that produces cerebrospinal fluid.
Choroid plexus (epithelium) 1 Specialized ependyma that produces cerebrospinal fluid.
Choroidea 1 Middle of three layers of the eye. Contains blood vessels and provides nutrients to other two layers.
Cilia 2 Active in moving fluid. The cilium is the most common motor in the world.
Cilia 5 Active in moving fluid. The cilium is the most common motor in the world.
Cilia (matted) 1 Ductuli efferentes have occasional ciliated cells in the epithelium. They are matted in this view. Matted cilia are also found in the olfactory epithelium.
Cilia c.s. 2 Active in moving fluid. The cilium is the most common motor in the world.
Cilia l.s. 1 Active in moving fluid. The cilium is the most common motor in the world.
Cilia l.s. 1 Active in moving fluid. The cilium is the most common motor in the world.
Ciliary body 1 Plays important role in accommodation of the lens and produces intraocular fluid.
Ciliary body 2 Plays important role in accommodation of the lens and produces intraocular fluid.
Ciliary body (non-pigmented) 1 (self-explanatory)
Ciliated cell 1 This is a good example of cells with cilia.
Ciliated cell 1 This is a good example of cells with cilia.
Ciliated cells 1 These are good examples of cells with cilia.
Circular muscle layer 1 Innermost of the two smooth muscle layers in the intestine.
Circular muscle layer l.s. 1 Innermost of the two smooth muscle layers in the intestine.
Cisternae of RER 1 The lumina of the RER.
Clara cell 1 Cell that secretes surfactant in lung.
Classical hepatic lobule 1 An imaginary concept. A hexagonal shape having the central vein as its center and the portal triads at it vertices.
Clumped nuclei 1 Syncytiotrophoblast nuclei tend to clump in late pregnancy.
Coated pit 1 An indentation of the plasma membrane where cell surface receptors tend to cluster. Receptor-mediated endocytosis begins here.
Coated pit 1 An indentation of the plasma membrane where cell surface receptors tend to cluster. Receptor-mediated endocytosis begins here.
Coated pits 1 Indentations of the plasma membrane where cell surface receptors tend to cluster. Receptor-mediated endocytosis begins here.
Cochlea, apical turn 1 The uppermost coil of the cochlea.
Cochlear duct (with endolymph) 1 The middle of the three scalae of the membranous labyrinth. Contains Organ of Corti.
Coiled arteries 1 Found in the uterus.
Collagen 4 The most abundant protein in the body. The chief structural protein of connective tissue.
Collagen 3 The most abundant protein in the body. The chief structural protein of connective tissue.
Collagen 2 The most abundant protein in the body. The chief structural protein of connective tissue.
Collagen 3 The most abundant protein in the body. The chief structural protein of connective tissue.
Collagen fibers 2 Type I collagen molecules are organized in fibrils. Several fibrils, in turn, comprise a collagen fiber.
Collagen fibers 1 Type I collagen molecules are organized in fibrils. Several fibrils, in turn, comprise a collagen fiber.
Collagen fibers 2 Type I collagen molecules are organized in fibrils. Several fibrils, in turn, comprise a collagen fiber.
Collagen fibers 4 Type I collagen molecules are organized in fibrils. Several fibrils, in turn, comprise a collagen fiber.
Collagen fibers c.s. 1 Type I collagen molecules are organized in fibrils. Several fibrils, in turn, comprise a collagen fiber.
Collagen in capsule 1 There are at least 15 known types of collagens. The one visible in the LM without special staining is usually type I.
Collagen in capsule 1 There are at least 15 known types of collagens. The one visible in the LM without special staining is usually type I.
Collecting duct 1 Distal tubules of several nephrons join to form a collecting duct.
Collecting duct 1 Distal tubules of several nephrons join to form a collecting duct.
Collecting duct 1 Distal tubules of several nephrons join to form a collecting duct.
Collecting duct 2 Distal tubules of several nephrons join to form a collecting duct.
Colloid 1 Amorphous substance filling thyroid follicles. The extracellular storage site for thyroid hormone. (The pars intermedia and pars distalis of the hypophysis also may contain a colloid.)
Colloid 1 Amorphous substance filling thyroid follicles. The extracellular storage site for thyroid hormone. (The pars intermedia and pars distalis of the hypophysis also may contain a colloid.)
Colonic crypt 1 Crypt or gland of Lieberkuhn in the intestine.
Columnar epithelium 1 Epithelium composed of cells taller than they are wide. Typically found in the intestine.
Columnar epithelium 1 Epithelium composed of cells taller than they are wide. Typically found in the intestine.
Compact bone 1 Usually surrounds outer parts of bones. Composed of Haversian systems.
Cone inner segs. (mitochondria) 1 Cone inner segments have abundant mitochondria.
Cones, outer segments 1 (Self-explanatory)
Conjunctival epithelium 1 Epithelium lining inside of the eyelid.
Conjunctival epithelium 1 Epithelium lining inside of the eyelid.
Connecting fibers 1
Connective tissue 1 One of the four fundamental tissue types. Of mesenchymal origin. Composed of cells and intercellular matrix.
Connective tissue 5 One of the four fundamental tissue types. Of mesenchymal origin. Composed of cells and intercellular matrix.
Connective tissue 3 One of the four fundamental tissue types. Of mesenchymal origin. Composed of cells and intercellular matrix.
Connective tissue 2 One of the four fundamental tissue types. Of mesenchymal origin. Composed of cells and intercellular matrix.
Connective tissue 8 One of the four fundamental tissue types. Of mesenchymal origin. Composed of cells and intercellular matrix.
Connective tissue 6 One of the four fundamental tissue types. Of mesenchymal origin. Composed of cells and intercellular matrix.
Connective tissue core 1 Connective tissue often forms a core between or beneath epithelia.
Connective tissue core 1 Connective tissue often forms a core between or beneath epithelia.
Cornea 1 The transparent, front part of the eye.
Cornea 1 The transparent, front part of the eye.
Cornea (anterior epithelium) 1 The anterior epithelium of the cornea is 4 to 5 cells thick. The entire cornea is transparent despite what you might think from looking at a stained specimen.
Corneal epithelium 1 The anterior epithelium of the cornea is 4 to 5 cells thick. The entire cornea is transparent despite what you might think from looking at a stained specimen.
Corneal stroma 1 Composed of type I collagen fiber laminae organized parallel to the surface. This, plus the absence of blood vessels and the relative state of dehydration, explain the transparency of the cornea.
Corona radiata 1 Cells of cumulus oophorus that immediately surround the zona pellucida. Upon ovulation these cells accompany the oocyte.
Corona radiata cells 1 Cells of cumulus oophorus that immediately surround the zona pellucida. Upon ovulation these cells accompany the oocyte.
Coronary artery branch 1 Cross section of a branch of a coronary artery.
Coronary artery wall 1 Coronary artery is a muscular artery.
Coronary artery wall 1 Coronary artery is a muscular artery.
Corpus albicans 1 The remnant of corpus luteum.
Corpus albicans 1 The remnant of corpus luteum.
Corpus albicans 1 The remnant of corpus luteum.
Corpus luteal cells (active) 1 The presence of lipid droplets indicates that active steroid synthesis is taking place.
Corpus luteum 1 A yellowish endocrine organ formed at the site of a ruptured, mature ovarian follicle.
Corpus luteum (aging) 1 This corpus luteum is past its prime.
Corpus luteum (regressing) 1 This corpus luteum is past its prime.
Corpus luteum cells 1 The presence of lipid droplets indicates that active steroid synthesis is taking place.
Corpus luteum cells (aging) 1 This corpus luteum is past its prime.
Cortex 3 The outer layer of the parenchyma of an organ.
Cortex 2 The outer layer of the parenchyma of an organ.
Cortex 1 The outer layer of the parenchyma of an organ.
Cortex (gray matter) 1 Gray matter is the area where the cell bodies of the neurons are located. In the brain this is part of the cortex.
Cricoid cartilage (c.s.) 1 The ring cartilage of the larynx.
Crista 1 Formed by infoldings of the inner mitochondrial membrane. Many components of the electron transport system are located here.
Crista ampullaris 1 Location of sensory cells in the vestibular apparatus.
Cristae 2 Formed by infoldings of the inner mitochondrial membrane. Many components of the electron transport system are located here.
Crypt 1 Crypt or gland of Lieberkuhn in the intestine.
Crypt base 1 Bottom of crypt of Lieberkuhn in the intestine. Frequent mitotic activity takes place near here.
Crypt base 1 Bottom of crypt of Lieberkuhn in the intestine. Frequent mitotic activity takes place near here.
Crypt lumen 1 Space in the interior of a tubular gland.
Crypt lumen 1 Space in the interior of a tubular gland.
Crypt lumina 1 Spaces in the interior of tubular glands.
Crypt lumina 1 Spaces in the interior of tubular glands.
Crypts 1 Crypts or glands of Lieberkuhn in the intestine.
Crypts 2 Crypts or glands of Lieberkuhn in the intestine.
Crypts 1 Crypts or glands of Lieberkuhn in the intestine.
Cuboidal (germinal) epithelium 1 Epithelium composed of cells approximating a cube in their shape.
Cuboidal epithelium 1 Epithelium composed of cells approximating a cube in their shape.
Cuboidal epithelium 4 Epithelium composed of cells approximating a cube in their shape.
Cuboidal epithelium, bronchiole 1 Epithelium composed of cells approximating a cube in their shape. This view is from a bronchiole.
Cuboidal epithelium, bronchiole 1 Epithelium composed of cells approximating a cube in their shape. This view is from a bronchiole.
Cumulus oophorus 1 A half-spherical accumulation of granulosa cells found in the developing follicle of the ovary.
Cupula 2 The jelly-like structure overlying the crista of a semicircular canal.
Cytolysosomes 1 Autophagosomes. Kind of a secondary lysosome in which segregated cytoplasmic areas with organelles or inclusions are digested.
Cytolysosomes 1 Autophagosomes. Kind of a secondary lysosome in which segregated cytoplasmic areas with organelles or inclusions are digested.

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