Cell and Tissue Biology

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Object names starting with "E":

Object Name # of Images Description
Ebner gland duct 1 Ebner's glands are located in the tongue beneath the foliate and vallate papillae. Their most likely purpose is to cleanse the surface of the taste buds.
Efferent duct epithelium 1 (Self-explanatory)
Efferent synaptic ending 1 The end of an axon that sends a signal to another cell.
Elasatin 1 An elastic protein.
Elastic cartilage 1 A kind of cartilage characterized by a network of elastic fibers in the matrix. Also contains collagen.
Elastic cartilage 2 A kind of cartilage characterized by a network of elastic fibers in the matrix. Also contains collagen.
Elastic cartilage, epiglottis 1 This and the outer ear are the main examples of elastic cartilage.
Elastic fibers 1 Long, branched, anatomosing fibers occurring in variable amounts in different supporting tissues. They stretch and return to their original shape.
Elastic fibers 2 Long, branched, anatomosing fibers occurring in variable amounts in different supporting tissues. They stretch and return to their original shape.
Elastic fibers 2 Long, branched, anatomosing fibers occurring in variable amounts in different supporting tissues. They stretch and return to their original shape.
Elastic fibers 1 Long, branched, anatomosing fibers occurring in variable amounts in different supporting tissues. They stretch and return to their original shape.
Elastic fibers 4 Long, branched, anatomosing fibers occurring in variable amounts in different supporting tissues. They stretch and return to their original shape.
Elastic lamina 1 The elastic sheath forming the border between tunica intima and tunica media, especially in muscular arteries.
Elastic lamina 1 The elastic sheath forming the border between tunica intima and tunica media, especially in muscular arteries.
Elastic laminae 2 The elastic sheaths found in arteries and some veins.
Elastic laminae 1 The elastic sheaths found in arteries and some veins.
Elastic laminae 1 The elastic sheaths found in arteries and some veins.
Elastic laminae 1 The elastic sheaths found in arteries and some veins.
Elastin 1 An elastic protein.
Empty sinuses 1 The perfusion fixation of this South American rodent was so successful that the splenic sinuses appear empty of blood, i.e., the red pulp is absent or missing.
Empty sinuses 1 The perfusion fixation of this South American rodent was so successful that the splenic sinuses appear empty of blood, i.e., the red pulp is absent or missing.
Enamel 3 The hard outer coating of a tooth. Typically the hardest structure in the human body.
Enamel organ 2 This structure is formed during tooth development and eventually produces enamel.
Endocardium 1 The innermost layer of the heart. Lined with endothelium.
Endocardium 1 The innermost layer of the heart. Lined with endothelium.
Endocardium 2 The innermost layer of the heart. Lined with endothelium.
Endocardium 2 The innermost layer of the heart. Lined with endothelium.
Endocardium 1 The innermost layer of the heart. Lined with endothelium.
Endocardium 2 The innermost layer of the heart. Lined with endothelium.
Endochondral bone ossification 1 Occurs at the end of long bones. Requires a cartilage model. Active in extending bone length.
Endochondral bone ossification 1 Occurs at the end of long bones. Requires a cartilage model. Active in extending bone length.
Endocrine cell 1 Cells of ductless glands. Produce hormones.
Endocrine cells (?) 1 These cells resemble the enteroendocrine cells of the gut.
Endocrine pancreas 1 Cells of the islets of Langerhans. Produce insulin, glucagon, and other polypeptide hormones.
Endometrial stroma 1 Composed of fibroblasts and intercellular matrix.
Endometrial stroma 1 Composed of fibroblasts and intercellular matrix.
Endometrium 1 Innermost layer of the uterus.
Endometrium 1 Innermost layer of the uterus.
Endometrium 1 Innermost layer of the uterus.
Endometrium 2 Innermost layer of the uterus.
Endomysium 1 Thin connective tissue capsule surrounding individual muscle fibers.
Endomysium 1 Thin connective tissue capsule surrounding individual muscle fibers.
Endomysium (cardiac skeleton) 1 Thin connective tissue capsule surrounding individual muscle fibers. In heart it is part of the so-called cardiac skeleton.
Endomysium (cardiac skeleton) 2 Thin connective tissue capsule surrounding individual muscle fibers. In heart it is part of the so-called cardiac skeleton.
Endoneurium 1 Thin connective tissue covering individual nerve fibers.
Endothelial cell 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nuclei 3 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nuclei 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nuclei 4 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nuclei 6 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nucleus 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nucleus 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nucleus 2 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cell nucleus 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cells 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cells 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelial cells 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelium 5 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelium 2 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelium 1 Endothelial cells prevent thrombus formation. By producing NO and endothelin they help regulate intravascular pressure. Some regard endothelial cells as constituting the largest endocrine organ in the body.
Endothelium, aortic side 1 Endothelium covers both sides of the cardiac valves.
Endothelium, cardiac side 1 Endothelium covers both sides of the cardiac valves.
Endothelium, cardiac side 1 Endothelium covers both sides of the cardiac valves.
Endrochondral bone 1 Occurs at the end of long bones. Requires a cartilage model. Active in extending bone length.
Enteric ganglion 1 A group of nerve cells in the intestine.
Enteric nerve ganglion 1 A group of nerve cells in the intestine.
Enteroendocrine cell 1 Scattered endocrine cells of the gut. Similar cells may occur in the respiratory and reproductive systems. Produce hormones such as somatostatin and serotonin. Taken together these cells constitute a very large endocrine gland.
Enteroendocrine cell 1 Scattered endocrine cells of the gut. Similar cells may occur in the respiratory and reproductive systems. Produce hormones such as somatostatin and serotonin. Taken together these cells constitute a very large endocrine gland.
Enteroendocrine cells 2 Scattered endocrine cells of the gut. Similar cells may occur in the respiratory and reproductive systems. Produce hormones such as somatostatin and serotonin. Taken together these cells constitute a very large endocrine gland.
Enteroendocrine cells 2 Scattered endocrine cells of the gut. Similar cells may occur in the respiratory and reproductive systems. Produce hormones such as somatostatin and serotonin. Taken together these cells constitute a very large endocrine gland.
Enteroendocrine cells 1 Scattered endocrine cells of the gut. Similar cells may occur in the respiratory and reproductive systems. Produce hormones such as somatostatin and serotonin. Taken together these cells constitute a very large endocrine gland.
Enteroendocrine cells 5 Scattered endocrine cells of the gut. Similar cells may occur in the respiratory and reproductive systems. Produce hormones such as somatostatin and serotonin. Taken together these cells constitute a very large endocrine gland.
Eosinophil 1 Peripheral blood leukocytes that emigrate and are particularly prominent in the respiratory tract. They are filled with eosinophilic granules containing major basic protein (MBP). MBP is parasitolytic, but can destroy respiratory epithelium in asthma.
Eosinophil 3 Peripheral blood leukocytes that emigrate and are particularly prominent in the respiratory tract. They are filled with eosinophilic granules containing major basic protein (MBP). MBP is parasitolytic, but can destroy respiratory epithelium in asthma.
Eosinophil 1 Peripheral blood leukocytes that emigrate and are particularly prominent in the respiratory tract. They are filled with eosinophilic granules containing major basic protein (MBP). MBP is parasitolytic, but can destroy respiratory epithelium in asthma.
Eosinophil (broken) 1 Eosinophils degranulate often releasing their contents to the surroundings. Eosinophils may also phagocytose Ag-Ab complexes.
Eosinophilic granules 1 These granules contain basic proteins, some of which are cytotoxic, particularly for parasites.
Ependymal cells 1 These ciliated cells line the ventricular system of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord. Their cilia are important in propelling fluid transport.
Ependymal cells 1 These ciliated cells line the ventricular system of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord. Their cilia are important in propelling fluid transport.
Epidermis 1 The superficial (outer) layer of skin consisting of stratified squamous, keratinized epithelium.
Epidermis (keratinized) 1 The superficial (outer) layer of skin consisting of stratified squamous, keratinized epithelium.
Epidermis (keratinized) 1 The superficial (outer) layer of skin consisting of stratified squamous, keratinized epithelium.
Epididymal epithelium 1 (Self-explanatory)
Epididymal lumen 1 (Self-explanatory)
Epididymis 2 A crescent-shaped, encapsulated organ situated at the posterior and superior surfaces of testes. It is a highly-convoluted tube about 6 m long in humans. Spermatozoa gain their motility here.
Epiglottis 1 An unpaired, spoon-shaped, organ representing the cover of the larynx. Is composed largely of elastic cartilage.
Episcleral vein 1 The veins of the sclera into which intraocular fluid eventually empties.
Epithelial pouch 1 An indentation of the epithelium. (It may look like a gland, but it isn't.)
Epithelial reticular cell 1 These cells form the three-dimensional framework of the thymus. They probably have an important role in development of T-cells.
Epithelial reticular cells 2 These cells form the three-dimensional framework of the thymus. They probably have an important role in development of T-cells.
Epithelial reticular cells 2 These cells form the three-dimensional framework of the thymus. They probably have an important role in development of T-cells.
Epithelium 2 Epithelium covers the outer surface of the body and lines the spaces and tubes within the body. A closed, avascular cell union with very narrow intercellular clefts.
Epithelium 2 Epithelium covers the outer surface of the body and lines the spaces and tubes within the body. A closed, avascular cell union with very narrow intercellular clefts.
Epithelium 3 Epithelium covers the outer surface of the body and lines the spaces and tubes within the body. A closed, avascular cell union with very narrow intercellular clefts.
Epithelium of seminal vesicle 1 (Self-explanatory.)
Epithelium, bronchiole 1 Cuboidal - columnar epithelium.
Erythrocyte 1 A biconcave disk specialized for the transport of respiratory gases. Anucleate in humans. Function totally within the cardiovascular system. Originate from bone marrow in adult humans.
Erythrocytes 1 Biconcave disks specialized for the transport of respiratory gases. Anucleate in humans. Function totally within the cardiovascular system. Originate from bone marrow in adult humans.
Erythrocytes 2 Biconcave disks specialized for the transport of respiratory gases. Anucleate in humans. Function totally within the cardiovascular system. Originate from bone marrow in adult humans.
Euchromatic nucleus 1 Nuclei active in transcription. DNA is uncoiled and does not stain as darkly as DNA from a heterochromatic nucleus.
Euchromatin 1 Uncoiled chromatin, active, "true".
Evaginations of giant microvill 1 Imprints of the giant microvilli on the tectorial membrane.
Exocrine duct 1 A duct carrying secretions away from an exocrine gland.
Exocrine pancreas 1 The exocrine pancreas is the major producer of food-digesting enzymes. These are exported via the pancreatic duct to the intestinal lumen as inactive zymogens.
External circular lamina 1 Outermost bony lamella of the calvarium. (Remember that this is from a rat and therefore small.)
External granular layer 1 Second-outermost layer of the cerebral cortex.
External granular layer 1 Second-outermost layer of the cerebral cortex.
External pyramidal layer 1 Third-outermost layer of the cerebral cortex.
External pyramidal layer 1 Third-outermost layer of the cerebral cortex.
Extracellular space 1 Space outside of a cell.
Extraglomerular mesangial cells 1 These cells are part of the juxtaglomerular complex.
Extraglomerular mesangial cells 2 These cells are part of the juxtaglomerular complex.
Extraocular muscle 1 Skeletal muscle moving the eye.
Extraocular skeletal muscle 1 Skeletal muscle moving the eye.

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