Virtual Slide List

 

 

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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
Female Reproductive System 1: Ovary and Oviduct
241odd
Oviduct, uterine segment, H&E, 40X
269
Ovary, monkey, PAS, 40X
269-2
Ovary, monkey, PAS, 40X
Female Reproductive System 2:Uterus, Cervix, Vagina
243
Uterus, stage between proliferative and secretory, H&E, 20X (mucosa = endometrium [at right], glands, coiled or spiral arteries, myometrium [middle], smooth muscle, perimetrium = connective tissue and serosa [peritoneum] [at left]).
244
Uterus, proliferative stage, H&E, 40X (another example, coiled or spiral arteries).
245-1
Uterus, secretory stage, H&E, 40X (endometrium with secretory glands, coiled or spiral arteries).
245-2
Uterus, menstrual stage, H&E 40X (stratum functionalis sloughing off, heavy lymphocytic infiltration).
249
Cervix, H&E, 20X (cervical glands [below] with columnar epithelium [secretes mucus], muscle [above], uterine wall [at left], vagina [at right]).
250-1
Vagina, H&E, 40X (stratified squamous epithelium non keratinized, connective tissue, smooth muscle [inner circular, outer longitudinal]).
250-2
Vagina, Masson trichrome stain, 40X (another example, distribution of connective tissue [blue] and smooth muscle [reddish] seen particularly well, many nerves).
UCSF 405
Cervix, trichrome stain, 40X
Female Reproductive System 3: Placenta and Mammary Gland
253
Placenta, early, H&E, 40X (villi, maternal blood space, syncytiotrophoblast layer, cytotrophoblast layer, Hofbauer cells = fetal macrophages)
255
Placenta, late, H&E, 20X (villi).
255
Placenta, late, H&E, 40X (villi, maternal blood space, syncytiotrophoblast, occasional cytotrophoblast,capillary, macrophage [Hofbauer cell), fibrinoid).
259
Mammary gland, inactive = nulliparous, H&E, 20X (glandular lobules, ducts, myoepithelial cells, intralobular and interlobular connective tissue).
258
Mammary gland, active [perhaps middle of pregnancy], H&E, 40X (alveoli, myoepithelium, plasma cells, ducts, lactiferous ducts).
261
Mammary gland, active, lactating, H&E, 40X
265
Nipple and areola, H&E, 20X (nipple [center], areola [at left and right], lactiferous ducts, myoepithelial cells, thin skin, sebaceous glands, smooth muscle strands, nerves).
Lymphatic System
26
Lymph node, H&E, 20X (lymph node at upper right).
26
Lymph node, H&E, 40X (detail of above, capsule, afferent lymphatic vessels, subcapsular sinus, cortex, follicles=nodules [mostly B cells], germinal centers [abnormal here, see slide 30], parafollicular cortex=deep cortex [mostly T cells], high endothelial venules, medulla, cords, sinuses, endothelial cells, reticular cells, hilus).
27
Lymph node, H&E, 40X (see also slide26 40X above for structures, germinal centers).
28-2
Lymph node, stained with silver to show reticular fibers [black], 40X (reticular fibers are made by reticular cells).
30
Lymph node [in mesentery see dark structures], H&E, 40X (see also slide 26 40X for follicular germinal centers, high endothelial venules).
138
Tonsil, palatine, H&E, 20 (crypt [white space beginning at top and extending down], crypt lined with stratified squamous epithelium non-keritanized, lymphatic follicles with large germinal centers).
138
Tonsil palatine, H&E, 40X 
138L
Tonsil, faucial, H&E, 40X (several crypts lined with stratified squamous epithelium non keritanized, lymphoid follicles).
140
Thymus, young, H&E, 40X (cortex [darker, developing T cells], medulla [lighter], epithelial reticular cells, macrophages, Hassall's corpuscles).
142
Lymph node, H&E, 40X (see also slide 26 40X for germinal centers, high endothelial venules).
147B
Spleen, H&E, 40X (capsule, trabeculae [dense c.t., stains red], white pulp, central arterie w/periarteriolar lymphatic sheath = PALS [mostly T cells], lymphatic follicles [mostly B cells, sometimes with germinal center], marginal zone, red pulp, splenic cords, venous sinuses, reticular cells).
148
Spleen, H&E, 20X
148
Spleen, H&E, 40X (detail of previous slide, red pulp sinuses).
141
Thymus, adult, 40X (extensive fatty tissue, cortex and medulla quite involuted).
157b
Fundic stomach, H&E, 40X
161
Gastroduodenal junction, H&E, 40X
168
Small intestine, jejunum, H&E, 40X
175
Appendix, H&E, 40X
301
Spleen, H&E, 40X (see slide 147 20X above for central artery with PALS and lymphatic follicles with large germinal centers).
UCSF 261
Appendix, H&E, 40X
Male Reproductive System
075
Seminal vesicle, H&E, 20X
270
Testis, human, H&E, 40X (testis [upper left], seminiferous tubules, spermatogonia, primary spermatocytes, secondary spermatocytes [very seldom seen], spermatids, Sertoli cells, interstitial tissue, Leydig cells, small blood vessels, tunica albuginea, mediastinum [upper right], rete testis, epididymis [lower half of section], efferent ducts).
270ex
Testis, H&E, 40X
273
Testis, immature human, H&E, 40X (testis, seminiferous tubules with only early germ cells and poorly developed Sertoli cells, small Leydig cells).
275
Testis, human, H&E, 40X (testis [lower half of section], seminiferous tubules, spermatogonia, primary spermatocytes, spermatids, Sertoli cells, interstitial tissue, Leydig cells, small blood vessels, tunica albuginea, epididymis [upper right], efferent ducts).
279
Seminal vesicle, human, H&E, 40X (three lumens of contorted tube, complex interconnecting mucosal folds, secretory epithelium [simple columnar or pseudostratified columnar], lamina propria, abundant smooth muscle in wall of tube).
281
Prostate, human, H&E, 40X (prostatic urethra [at center], numerous prostatic glands [left, right and middle], secretory epithelium [simple or pseudostratified columnar], abundant smooth muscle in the connective tissue between the glands, two ejaculatory ducts with the prostatic utricle = utriculus masculinus between them.
281lex
Prostate gland, Masson stain, 20X
282
Prostate, human, H&E, 20X (prostatic glands, with abundant smooth muscle between them, concretions [= amyloid bodies] in many of the glands).
284
Spermatic cord, human, H&E, 20X (ductus or vas deferens [top of section], branch of testicular artery [center of section], pampiniform plexus of testicular veins [around testicular artery branches], dartos muscle [smooth], cremaster muscle [skeletal].
286
Penis cross section, human, H&E, 40X (two large pale corpora cavernosa [erectile tissue], venous sinuses, trabeculae [connective tissue, smooth muscle, small blood vessels including helicine arteries], deep artery, tunica albuginea, penile urethra [at lower right] in corpus spongiosum).
UCSF 363
Testis, human, Regaud-Hem & van Gieson stain, 40X

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