List of abbreviations
of micros-
specialist terms
explained in
English +

Every attempt was made to provide correct information and labelling, however any liability for eventual errors or incompleteness is rejected!

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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

of use
Overview sensory epithelia + sensory organs:
Pages with explanations are linked to the text below the images if available! (Labelling is in German)
taste bud (monkey) pore of a taste bud
microvilli of a taste cell (monkey) Merkel cell of
the skin
bulb of an olfactory cell,
olfactory mucosa, nose (rat)
detail of such a bulb
sensory and supporting cells
olfactory mucosa, nose (rat)
outer + inner hair cells
Corti organ (guinea pig)
stereovilli outer hair cell
Corti organ (guinea pig)

human retina
rod inner + outer seg-
ments, human retina
human rod cilium +
outer segment
inner + outer segments
of a human cone + rods
inner segments + nuclei
of human rods
stereovillus, inner hair cell
 organ of Corti (guinea pig)

An English page with detailed information and more images is available in the professional version of this atlas.

--> nose, retina, organ of Corti, Merkel cells, epithelia, stereovilli, microvilli
--> Electron microscopic atlas Overview
--> Homepage of the workshop

Three images were kindly provided by Prof. H. Wartenberg; other images, page & copyright H. Jastrow.