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
Muscle
029-1
Small intestine, H&E, 40X (smooth muscle). See Epithelium/CT section.
057
Heart, ventricle, H&E, 40X (cardiac muscle, intercalated discs).
058L
Skeletal muscle, longitudinal section, H&E, 20X and 40X (banding pattern A I Z H [60787 x 18392, 34840 x 9034, 64339 x 17968]).
058Lex
Skeletal muscle, longitudinal section, H&E, 40X.
058T
Skeletal muscle, cross section, H&E, 40X.
058 Thin section
Skeletal muscle, longitudinal section, H&E, 83X
059-1
Fetal forearm muscle, cross section, H&E, 40X (fascicle, epimysium, perimysium, endomysium).
059-3
Fetal forearm muscle, Masson, 40X (fascicle, epimysium, perimysium, endomysium).
098-1
Heart, ventricle, H&E, 40X (cardiac muscle, intercalated discs). See Cardiovascular section.
098-N
Heart wall, trichrome stain, 40X
155
gastro-esophageal junction H&E longitudinal, 40X (smooth muscle).
169
Small intestine, H&E, 40X (smooth muscle).
205-1
Vagina, H&E, 40X (stratified squamous epithelium, nonkeratinized).
250-2
Vagina, Masson trichrome stain, 40X (smooth muscle). See Female Reproduction section.
305
Heart, H&E, 40X (cardiac muscle, intercalated discs). See Cardiovascular section.
Peripheral Nervous Tissue
029-1
Small intestine, H&E, 40X (with myenteric plexi between the two layers of the muscular externa).
065-1
Spinal cord, cross section, Masson, 40X (spinal cord, neuron, dorsal root ganglion).
065-2
Spinal cord, cross section, H&E, 40X (spinal cord, neuron, dorsal root ganglion).
065-1N
Spinal cord, cross section, Masson, 40X (spinal cord, neuron, dorsal root ganglion).
066a
Thoracic spinal cord, luxol blue stain, 40X
067
Peripheral nerve, longitudinal section, H&E, 40X (axon, myelin, nodes of Ranvier).
068
Peripheral myelinated nerve, cross section, 40X (fascicle, axon, endoneurium, perineurium, epineurium).
071-1A
Muscle and muscle spindle, trans. section, H&E, 40X
071-1B
Muscle and muscle spindle, trans. section, H&E, 40X
071-2A
Muscle fibers, Golgi colloidal gold stain, 20X (with motor end plate = neuromuscular junction).
074
Sympathetic ganglion, probably methylene blue stain, 40X.
075
Seminal vesicle, H&E, 20X (parasympathetic ganglion).
075
Seminal vesicle, H&E, 40X (with parasympathetic ganglion).
155
Gastro-esophageal junction, longitudinal section, H&E, 40X
169
Jejunum, cross section, H&E, 40X
250-1
Vagina, H&E, 40X (nerve fibers and parasympathetic ganglion).
250-2
Vagina, Masson trichrome stain, 40X (nerve fibers and parasympathetic ganglion)
Respiratory System
040
Trachea, H&E, 40X
115
Palate, H&E, 20X (respiratory epithelium lining nasal cavity, stratified squamous lining oral cavity).
124
Fetal face, frontal section, H&E, 40X (nasal cavity, nasal mucosa, respiratory epithelium, olfactory epithelium).
124F
Fetal face, horizontal section, H&E, 20X (nasal vestibule, nasal mucosa here is stratified squamous epithelium rather than respiratory epithelium).
124-O
Posterior nasal cavity, frontal sect., monkey, H&E, 40X
124P
Fetal face, frontal section, H&E, 20X (nasal cavity, nasal mucosa, respiratory epithelium, olfactory epithelium).
125-1
Larynx, sagital section, H&E. 40X
125-2
Larynx, sagital section, H&E, 40X
125-3
Larynx, sagital section, H&E, 40X
126
Trachea and esophagus, H&E, 40X (in trachea: respiratory epithelium, hyaline cartilage, trachealis muscle, glands).
127
Trachea and esophagus, Masson stain, 20X (in trachea: respiratory epithelium, hyaline cartilage, trachealis muscle, glands).
129
Lung, H&E, 20X (bronchi, bronchioles, terminal bronchioles, respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveolus, pulmonary arteries, bronchial arteries, pulmonary veins).
130
Lung, H&E, 20X (bronchi, bronchioles, terminal bronchioles, respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveoli, greater alveolar cells = type II pneumocytes, macrophages = "dust cells", pulmonary arteries, bronchial arteries, pulmonary veins).
130-1
Lung, H&E, 40X
130-2
Lung, H&E, 40X
132
Lung, H&E, 20X (bronchi, bronchiole, terminal bronchioles, respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveoli, pulmonary arteries, bronchial arteries, pulmonary veins).
132
Lung, H&E, 40X (bronchi, bronchiole, terminal bronchioles, respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveoli, pulmonary arteries, bronchial arteries, pulmonary veins).
Skin and Mammary Gland
033
Thin skin, stained for elastin, 20X (elastic fibers in the dermis).

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