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

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Overview central nervous system (CNS, Systema nervorum centrale):
The CNS is comprised of the brain and the spinal chord
Pages with explanations are linked to the text below the images if available! (Labelling is in German)
cytoplasm of a nerve cell
cerebral cortex
cerebral cortex with
capillary (rat)
origin of a dendrite
synapse + mitochondrium
(cerebral cortex, rat)
astrocyte of fibre-type
venole in cerebral cortex,
blood-brain-barrier (rat)
myelinated axon
form the brain (rat)
smooth muscle cells of a
cerebral venole (rat)
blood-liquor barrier
detail thereof ependymal cell 1
ependymal cell 2

English pages on the CNS components with detailed information and many more images are available in the professional version of this atlas.

--> cerebellum, pituitary, nerve tissue, nerve, blood-brain barrier, synapse
--> hypophysis, pineal gland, retina
--> Electron microscopic atlas Overview
--> Homepage of the workshop

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