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

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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

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chondrocyte of elastic cartilage (monkey)
(for unlabelled original image click here, please!)

C = Cytolasma; Cae = Cartilago elastica (elastischer Knorpel)
(Knorpelgrundsubstanz + elastische Fasern = interteritoriale Substanz); Ec = Euchromatin;
El = Fibrae elasticae (elastische Fasern, lichtmikroskopisch doppelbrechend, hier mäßig elektronendicht);
Ga = Gutta adipis (Adiposoma = Fettropfen); Grg = Glykogengranula; Hc = Heterochromatin;
Ko = Kollagen; Mi = Mitochondrium (Crista-Typ); Mn = Membrana nuclearis (Kernmembran);
N = Nucleus (Zellkern); P = Plasmalemma (Zellmembran); Ps = Processus cellulares (unbewegliche Zellfortsätze);
X = Knorpelhof = Matrix (reich an Proteoglykanen).

--> other images of elastic cartilage: Fig.1, Fig.2a, Fig.5b, Fig.6
--> Electron microscopic atlas Overview
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The image was kindly provided by Prof. H. Wartenberg, page & copyright H. Jastrow.