Histology Guide

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Electron Microscopy

Electron microscopes are widely used to investigate the ultrastructure of biological specimens.

Cells and Tissues

Tissues are classified into four basic types: epithelium, connective tissue (includes cartilage, bone and blood), muscle, and nervous tissue.

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Chapter 1
The Cell
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Chapter 2
Epithelium
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Chapter 3
Connective Tissue
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Chapter 4
Muscle
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Chapter 5
Cartilage and Bone
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Chapter 6
Nervous Tissue
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Chapter 7
Peripheral Blood
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Chapter 8
Hematopoiesis

Organ Systems

Organs are assembled from the four basic types of tissues and have cells with specialized functions.