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MUSCLE TISSUE

SKELETAL STRIATED (CROSS-STRIATED) MUSCLE TISSUE
longitudinal section
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

Longitudinally cut muscle fibers are shown;
cross-striations are seen along the fibers;
nuclei are located at peripheral parts of the fibers.

SKELETAL STRIATED MUSCLE TISSUE
longitudinal section
     Stained with iron haematoxylin

Longitudinally cut muscle fibers are shown;
cross-striations are seen along the fibers;
nuclei are located at peripheral parts of the fibers.

SKELETAL STRIATED MUSCLE TISSUE
longitudinal section
     Stained with iron haematoxylin

Longitudinally cut muscle fibers are shown;
cross-striations are seen along the fibers;
nuclei are located at peripheral parts of the fibers.

SKELETAL STRIATED MUSCLE TISSUE
transverse section
     Stained with iron haematoxylin

1 - longitudinally cut muscle fibers
2 - transversely cut muscle fibers
3 - cytoplasm of the muscle fiber (sarcoplasm)
4 - nuclei of the muscle fiber

CARDIAC STRIATED MUSCLE TISSUE (MYOCARDIUM)
longitudinal section
     Stained with iron haematoxylin

1 - nuclei of cardiomyocytes
2 - intercalated discs

SMOOTH MUSCLE TISSUE (VISCERAL MUSCLE TISSUE)
longitudinal section
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin


SMOOTH MUSCLE TISSUE (VISCERAL MUSCLE TISSUE)
longitudinal section
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

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