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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H. Jastrow

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Kupffer cell in the lumen of a sinusoid of the liver (rat)
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Ec = euchromatin; Grg = glycogen granules; Hc = heterochromatin; Hec = Hepatocytus (hepatocyte = liver cell);
L = lumen of the sinusoid (which is a special capillary); Mi = mitochondrion (of the crista-type); Mn = Membrana nuclearis (nuclear membrane);
Mpl = Macrophagocytus stellatus (Kupffer cell; belongs to the macrophages); Mt = microtubules;
Mv = microvilli (immobile processes of liver cells); N = Nucleus (nucleus); P = Plasmalemma (cell membrane);
Ph = phagolysosome; Pin = pinocytosis; Ps = Pseudopodia (pseudopods = mobile cell processes); RER = rough endoplasmic reticulum;
Sp = Spatium perisinusoideum (Disse's space); V = Clathrin-coated vesicle (endocytotic vesicle); Va = vacuole (belongs to L).

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