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

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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

of use
smooth muscle cells in cross-section overview (monkey)
(for unlabelled original image click here, please!)

Ad = Area densa, dient der Verankerung der Aktinfilamente; C = Cytoplasma;
Cd = Corpuscula densa (dichte Körperchen = intrazelluläre Filamentverankerung);
Ec = Euchromatin; Hc = Heterochromatin;
Gcp = Gliocytus periphericus (Schwann'sche Zelle, Kern);
Ko = Kollagenfasern des Endomysiums; N = Nucleus (Zellkern); P = Plasmalemma (Zellmembran);
*  = Verzahnung zwischen 2 glatten Muskelzellen; eingezeichneter Ausschnitt im Detail.

--> further images of smooth muscle cells: longitudinal details längs Fig.1 - Fig.2 - Fig.3; cross-sections:  detail
--> Electron microscopic atlas Overview
--> Homepage of the workshop

The image was kindly provided by Prof. H. Wartenberg, page & copyright H. Jastrow.