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NERVOUS TISSUE

NEURONE
Impregnated with aurum chloride

1 - body of the nervous cell (pericaryon)
2 - axon
3 - dendrites

NEURONE
Impregnated with silver nitrate

1 - body of the nervous cell (pericaryon)
2 - axon
3 - dendrites

NEURONE: neurofibrills
Impregnated with silver nitrate

1 - body of the nervous cell (pericaryon)
2 - axon
3 - dendrites
4 - nucleus
5 - cytoskeleton (neuronal microtubules
      and actin filaments) is stained with
      silver as black thin filaments

NEURONE: Nissl substance
Stained with toluidine blue by Nissl method

1 - ribosomes form clusters which are stained
      as granules or grains (Nissl substance)
2 - axon hillock
3 - axon
4 - nucleus
5 - nucleolus

NEURONE
Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - body of the nervous cell (pericaryon)
2 - nucleus of the nervous cell
3 - satellite cells which cover bodies of nervous
      cells in peripheral nervous system

PERIPHERAL NERVE (transverse section)
Stained with osmium oxide

1 - myelinated nerve fibers (myelin sheath
      looks as dark thick ring)
3 - nonmyelinated nerve fibers

MYELINATED NERVE FIBRES
Node of Ranvier is indicated by arrow
Stained with osmium oxide

1 - node of Ranvier
2 - internode

MYELINATED NERVE FIBRES
Stained with osmium oxide

1 - node of Ranvier

NONMYELINATED NERVE FIBRES
Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - nuclei of Schwann cells

NONMYELINATED NERVE FIBRES
Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - nuclei of Schwann cells

MYELINATED AND NONMYELINATED NERVE FIBRES
     Electron microscopy image

1 - nonmyelinaled nerve fibre
2 - myelinaled nerve fibre
3 - axon
4 - cytoplasm of Schwann cell, which forms nonmyelinaled sheath
5 - myelin sheath
6 - mitochondria in axon

PATHOLOGICAL MYELINATED NERVE FIBRE
     Electron microscopy image

3 - wrinkled axon
5 - exfoliated myelin sheath

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