Hair Under a Microscope – Features of Hairs Shaft and Follicles with Labeled Diagram

Hair shaft under a microscope labeled

Hair under a microscope shows a hair follicle and a cylindrical hair shaft. In a hair shaft, you will find columns of keratinized cells organized into three layers – medulla, cortex, and cuticle. Again, the hair follicle is the epidermis structure that develops as down growth of the epidermis into the dermis and possesses different parts.  … Read more

Skin Under Microscope

Skin under microscope labeled

The skin under a light microscope shows two distinct layers – epidermis and dermis. In the case of thin skin, the epidermis is very thin and lines with the keratinized stratified squamous epithelium. You will also find five different cells layers in the epidermis of both thick and thin skin under a light microscope.  The dermis of thick and … Read more

Pseudostratified Columnar Epithelium under a Microscope with a Labeled Diagram

Pseudostratified columnar epithelium

The pseudostratified columnar epithelium comprises a single layer of cells but seems to be multilayered. It is because different cellular heights and nuclei are also placed at a different levels. I will show you the pseudostratified columnar epithelium under a light microscope with its identifying points and labeled diagram.  I will also tell you the location of pseudostratified columnar … Read more

Simple Squamous Epithelium under a Microscope with a Labeled Diagram

Simple squamous epithelium under microscope labeled

Simple squamous epithelium under a microscope consists of a single layer of thin, flat, and scale-like cells. These cells are joined together by an intercellular junction and rest on the basement membrane, whose thickness depends on the location. Here, I will show you what simple squamous looks like under a light microscope.  Again, I will also tell you almost … Read more

Neuron under Microscope with Labeled Diagram

Neuron under microscope labeled

The structural and functional unit of the nervous system is the neuron that may easily observe under a light microscope. Neurons may vary considerably in size, shape, and other features. Here, I will provide details information and identifying points so that you may easily identify the neuron under a microscope.  A neuron consists of a cell body that gives … Read more

Ruminant Reticulum Histology Slide with Labeled Diagram

Ruminant reticulum histology slide

The reticulum is a non-glandular part of the ruminant stomach. In the ruminant reticulum histology, you will find some permanent interconnecting mucosal folds known as reticular crests. I will show you every essential histological feature from the ruminant reticulum histology slide with labeled images.  I will also show you some differences among the three different parts of the ruminant … Read more

Cecum Histology Slide with Labeled Image and Diagram

Cecum histology slide labeled

The cecum histology slide follows the general pattern of the small intestine with some exceptional features. You may find a variation in the size of the gross cecum among the different species. But, in all domestic mammals, the cecum histology slide shows a substantial number of lymphatic nodules scattered throughout its length. Here, I will show you all the … Read more

Parathyroid Gland Histology with Microscope Slide Image and Labeled Diagram

Parathyroid gland histology slide

There are two or more pairs of parathyroid glands located on the posterior surface of the thyroid gland. You will find two main types of cells (chief and oxyphils) in the parathyroid gland histology slide. Here in this article, I will show you all the structures of a parathyroid gland with a microscope slide image and a … Read more

Tonsil Histology Slide with Labeled Diagram – Histological Features of Palatine and Lingual tonsils

Tonsil histology slide microscope image

Near the junction of the oral cavity and the pharynx, you will find several collections of lymphoid tissue that refer to the tonsil. In tonsil histology, different essential structures like tonsillar crypts, lining epithelium, numerous lymphatic nodules, and dense connective tissue capsules should be identified under a light microscope.  I will show you all these structures from … Read more

Blood Histology Slides with Description and Labeled Diagram

Blood histology slides

The blood is a specialized connective tissue that is fluid and circulates through the vascular channel. In the blood histology slide, you will find different types of cells with their specific features. This might be a short article where I will show you all the cells from the blood microscope slide with a labeled diagram and actual … Read more