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Histology of cardiovascular system : Blood Vessels

Micro-photograph of Muscular Artery under Light Microscope magnification 4x

BLOOD VESSEL Classification of blood vessels based on the structure Arteries Elastic, Large or conducting arteriesConduct blood away from the heart. Important in maintaining constant pressure in arterial system Muscular arteries or medium sized arteriesThey distribute the blood to the … Read More …


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Histology of respiratory system: Lung

Micro-photograph of Lung tissue under light microscope magnification x4

LUNGS Histology of Bronchi: Primary, secondary, tertiary Epithelium – respiratory epithelium – columnar cells have gradual decrease in height, cilia & goblet cells. Lamina propria – gradual decrease in thickness & increase in number of elastic fibres. Glands – mucous … Read More …


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Histology of Respiratory system: Trachea

Micro-photograph of Trachea - C Shaped Hyaline Cartilage under light microscope magnification 4x

TRACHEA Histology of Trachea Epithelum – respiratory epithelium (pseudo stratified columnar epithelium with goblet cells). Lamina propria – gradual decrease in thickness & increase in number of elastic fibres. Glands – mucous & serous glands. Skeletal connective tissue – C … Read More …


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