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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

specialist terms

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A teaching offer by PD Dr. med. H. Jastrow, Specialist in Anatomy
Texts on many pages are still in German (work on a complete version in English is in progress)
A. The cell Extracellular space
Nucleus Organelles & Structures of the cytosol Cell surface Cell contacts Cytoskeleton Extracellular Matrix
Nuclear membrane Cytoplasm Multivesicular bodies Cell membrane Tight junction Aktin filaments Basal membrane
Nuclear pore Rough ER - Smooth ER Multilamellar bodies Glycocalyx Zonula adhaerens Intermediate filaments Collagenous fibres
Nucleolus Golgi-apparatus Centriol Microvilli Macula adhaerens Microtubules Elastic fibres
Karyoplasm Peroxisomes Secretory vesicles Kinocilia Hemidesmosome Terminal web Reticular fibres
Euchromatin Lysosomes Lipid droplets Cilia Nexus Area densa Fundamental substance
Heterochromatin Heterolysosomes Glycogen granules Stereocilia Fascia adhaerens Corpusculum densum Intercellular space
Chromosomes Telolysosomes Synaptic bodies Pseudopodium Digitations Macrotubuli aggregati Bile canaliculi
Synaptonemal complex Ribosomes Endocytotic vesicles Caveoles Synapse
Mitosis Mitochondria Rare structures Neuromuscular end plate
Crystals - Pigment vesicles Proteasomes
B Tissues
 Epithelium Connective tissue  muscular tissue  nerve tissue
C Organs
Blood Blood vessels Lymphatic organs  Skin & Organs of the senses  Gastrointestinal tract   Respiratory tract Urogenital tract
Bone marrow Blood-barriers Lymph nodes Eye - Retina: human - mammals Esophagus Nose Kidney Testis
Erythrocytes Arteries Spleen Cochlea - Labyrintum Stomach Larynx Ureter Ovary
Lymphocytes Arterioles Thymus Olfactory epithelium Duodenum Trachea Urinary bladder Uterine tube
Monocytes Capillaries Tonsilla palatina Taste bud Gallbladder Bronchies Urethra Uterus
Thrombocytes Venoles Tonsilla pharyngea Skin (text in German) Pancreas Lung Prostatic gland Placenta
Neutrophils Veins Tonsilla lingualis Meissner's corpuscule Jejunum Seminal gland Vagina
Eosinophils Lymph vessels Appendix Merkel cells Ileum Deferent duct
Basophils Endothelial cells Hair Colon + Rectum Epididymal duct
endocrine glands*
exocrine glands*
avesicular eccrine avesicular eccrine apocrine holocrine
Pineal gland Hypophysis Liver Prostatic gland Salivary glands: Odorous glands Sebaceous gland
Liver Thyroid gland Seminal gland Gl. parotidea Mamma Meibohm's gland
Parathyroid gland 
(oxyphilic cells)
Parathyroid gland 
(main cells)
Brunner's glands Gl. submandibularis Ciliar gland Zeiss' gland
Cortex of adrenal gland Medulla of adrenal gland Sweat glands Gl. sublingualis
Pancreas Lacrimal gland Pancreas
* selection --> List of almost all glands
Small glands
Gl. = Glandula
D Technique etc.
Images Techniques of preparation
Transmission electron microscope Transmission electron microscopy
Scanning electron microscope Scanning electron microscopy
E Material used in the course of Microscopic Anatomy at the University of Mainz, Germany which is provided by the WAI
digital electron microscopic images of c u r r e n t   t e r m (in German)
F Vocabulary of microscopic anatomy
Alphabetical index

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