Virtual Slide List

Resources

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This collection was originally compiled by Kent Christensen, Ph.D., J. Matthew Velkey, Ph.D., Lloyd M. Stoolman, M.D., Laura Hessler, and Diedra Mosley-Brower. Currently, it is curated by Michael Hortsch, Ph.D. If you have questions or comments regarding the University of Michigan virtual slide collection, please contact Dr. Hortsch at hortsch at umich.edu.

Virtual Slide List for Histology Course

Search Description
Cartilage, Bone and Bone Development
051
Ground section of compact bone, longitudinal, 20X (osteons = Haversian systems, lacunae for osteocytes, canaliculus, Volkmann's = nutrient canals).
051L-EX
Ground section of compact bone, longitudinal section, 40X (osteons = Haversian systems, lacunae for osteocytes, canaliculus, Volkmann's = nutrient canals).
093A
Ground section of compact bone, cross section, 40X (thinner - good for viewing lacunae and canaliculi).
093B
Ground section of compact bone, cross section, 40X (osteons = Haversian systems, lacunae for osteocytes, canaliculus, Volkmann's = nutrient canals).
093C
Ground section of compact bone, longitudinal section, 40X (osteons = Haversian systems, lacunae for osteocytes, canaliculus, Volkmann's = nutrient canals).
108
Finger, H&E, 20X (endochondral bone formation, various zones).
110
Finger, H&E, 20X (endochondral bone formation).
115-M
Palate, saggital section, Masson stain, 40X (intramembranous bone formation, spongy bone, compact bone).
115-N
Palate, saggital section, H&E, 40X (intramembranous bone formation, spongy bone, compact bone).
120
Fetal face and jaw, frontal section, H&E, 40X (intramembranous bone formation in maxilla).
120N
Head, 66mm embryo, H&E, 40X
126
Trachea and esophagus, H&E, 40X (hyaline cartilage, in trachea at upper left).
UCSF 053
 Ear pinna, van Gieson's stain, 40X
UCSF 081
Vertebrae, 7 mo. fetus, trichrome stain, 40X
UCSF 083
Knee joint, 4.5 mo. fetus, trichrome stain, 40X
UCSF 095
Tibia, broken, rat, trichrome stain, 40X
Central Nervous System
65-1
Spinal cord and dorsal root ganglion, H&E, 20X (white matter [pinkish], gray matter [grayish], dorsal horn, ventral horn, ventral horn cells [large motor neuron cell bodies], neuropil,dorsal root ganglion [at right], sensory neurons,capsular cells, sensory axon tracts).
65-1N
Spinal cord, trichrome stain, 40X
65-2
Spinal cord and dorsal root ganglion, H&E, 40X (see above for structures, the section is upside down [dorsal is downward] and much of it is out of focus, there are dorsal root ganglia at both right and left).
66a
Thoracic spinal cord, cross section, luxol blue staining, 40X
76
Cerebrum, axons and neuron cell bodies stained blue, 40X (white matter [stained dark blue], cerebral cortex, pyramidal cells, pyramid shaped neuron cell bodies of various size, dendritic tree not visible, axon goes to white matter], glial cells, sulcus [white line from top to bottom of this section] between gyri.
76b
Cerebrum, TB&E stain, 40X
77
Cerebellum, H&E, 20X (white matter [pink, lower center and upward], gray matter [molecular layer, Purkinje cells, granular layer]).
77
Cerebellum, H&E, 40X (detail of previous slide, molecular layer [small axons give input to Purkinje dentrites], Purkinje cell bodies [very large, extensive dendritic trees not visible, axons go through granular layer to white matter], granular layer [dark layer, granule cells].
77a
Cerebellum, luxol blue stain, 40X
13270
Astrocytes, Gold-staining
NP004N
Hippocampal region, coronal section, luxol blue stain, 40X
Connective Tissue
026
Lymph node, homo, H&E, 40X, macrophages in the medulla
027
Lymph node, homo, H&E, 40X
029
Small intestine, monkey, H&E, 40X, loose connective tissue, fibroblasts, plasma cells, neutrophils
030
Mesentery, H&E, 40X
033
Skin, homo, Verhoeff stain, 20X, dense irregular connective tissue, elastic fibers
036
Aorta, homo, aldehyde fuchsin, 20X, concentric sheets of elastin
040
Trachea, homo, H&E, 40X, connective tissue, plasma cells, elastic fibers
088
Aorta wall, homo, H&E, 20X, elastic fibers
106
Plantar skin and tendon, homo, H&E, 40X
112
Plantar skin and tendon, homo, H&E, 40X
152
Pharynx, homo, H&E, 20X, fat cells, elastic fibers
160
Stomach, monkey, PAS & Azure II, 40 X, mast cells
250-1
Vagina, homo, H&E, 40X
250-2
Vagina, homo, trichrome stain, 40X
H2
Fetal thorax, H&E
Digestive System 1: Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands
114R
Lip, H&E, 40X (oral mucosa, vermillion border, thin skin, skeletal muscle, small salivary glands, hair follicles, sebaceous glands). CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE
114M
Lip, H&E, 20X (oral mucosa, vermillion border, thin skin, skeletal muscle, small salivary glands, hair follicles, sebaceous glands).
114 triC
Fetal palate, trichrome stain, 40X
115
Palate, H&E, 20X (lip, developing tooth, hard palate, soft palate, oral mucosa [keratinized, non keratinized], respiratory mucosa).
115
Palate, Masson trichrome stain, 40X (lip, developing tooth, hard palate, soft palate, oral mucosa [keratinized, non keratinized], respiratory mucosa).
116
Tongue, H&E, 20X (filiform papillae, fungiform papillae, skeletal muscle).
117
Tongue, H&E, 20X (circumvalate papilla, trench, taste buds, serous glands [von Ebner], fungiform papillae).
117
Tongue, H&E, 40X (circumvalate papilla, trench, taste buds, serous glands [von Ebner's glands], fungiform papillae).

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