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SENSE ORGANS

ORGAN OF CORTI (organ of hear)
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - scala vestibuli
2 - scala tympani
3 - scala media of the cochlea (cochlear duct)
4 - vestibular membrane
5 - stria vascularis
6 - spiral ligament
7 - osseous spiral lamina
8 - spiral limbus (thickened mass above the free
    edge of the spiral lamina)
9 - vestibular surface (lip) of the limbus
10 - tympanic surface (lip) of the limbus
11 - basilar membrane
12 - organ of Corti
13 - spiral ganglion
14 - osseous labyrinth of the cochlear

 

15 - inner sensory (hair) cells
16 - outer sensory (hair) cells
17 - inner phalangeal cells
18 - inner pillar cells
19 - outer phalangeal cells
20 - tectorial membrane
21 - inner supporting cells
22 - intermediate supporting cells
23 - border supporting cells
24 - outer pillar cells
25 - tunnel of Corti

EYE
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - cornea
2 - iris
3 - posterior chamber of the eye
4 - lens
5 - vitreous body
6 - ciliary body
7 - retina
8 - choroid
9 - sclera
10 - canal of Sclemm
11 - growth area of the lens
12 - anterior epithelium of the lens


EYE: RETINA, CHOROID
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - 8 - retina
1 - optic nerve fibers
2 - ganglion cell layer
3 - inner plexiform layer
4 - inner nuclear layer
5 - outer plexiform layer
6 - outer nuclear layer
7 - outer processes of rods and cones
8 - pigmented epithelium
9 - choroid
10 - sclera

EYE: CORNEA
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - anterior epithelium (stratified
      squamous epithelium)
2 - anterior basement (Bowman's) membrane
3 - substantia propria
4 - posterior basement (Descemet's) membrane
5 - posterior epithelium (simple squamous or endothelium)

EYE: CORNEA
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin anterior epithelium (stratified
      squamous epithelium)
2 - anterior basement (Bowman's) membrane
3 - substantia propria
4 - basal layer of the epithelium
5 - intermediate layer of the epithelium
6 - superficial layer of the epithelium

EYE: IRIS
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - anterior epithelium
2 - anterior terminal layer
3 - vascular layer
4 - posterior terminal layer
5 - pigmented layer
6 - blood vessel
7 - dilator pupillae musle
8 - constrictor pupillae musle

LACRIMAL GLAND
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - secretory (end) unit
2 - interlobular connective tissue
3 - capsule

LACRIMAL GLAND
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - secretory (end) unit
2 - intralobular excretory duct

TASTE BUDS
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

1 - taste buds
2 - stratified squamous epithelium of
     the mucosa of the tongue

MEISSNER'S CORPUSCLE
in the dermis of the skin of the fingertip
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

     Meissner's corpuscle (oval in shape)
     showed with arrow


MEISSNER'S CORPUSCLE
in the skin of the fingertip
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

     Meissner's corpuscle encircled with dotted line

1 - arrow shows nuclei of modified 
     neuroglial cells

PACINIAN CORPUSCLE
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

          Pacinian corpuscle encircled
          with dotted line
1 - multilayered connective tissue capsule
2 - modified neuroglial cells
      (form inned calsule)
3 - dendrite of a sensory neuron

HERBST AND GRANDRY SENSORY CORPUSCLE
     Stained with haematoxylin and eosin

          Herbst and Grandry corpuslcle encircled
          with dotted line
1 - multilayered connective tissue capsule
2 - modified neuroglial cells
      (form inned calsule or cone)
3 - dendrite of a sensory neuron

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