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Histology lec

Histology lecture week 1

1m = 1000 millimetres
1mm 1000 micrometres
1 micrometre = 1 nanometres
resolving power the smallest distance between two particles at which they can be seen as separate objects
How can resolution be improved? Staining, Increasing refraction index and contrast by water- or alcohol soluable compounds, treatment of sections, impregnation or physical affinity, chemical affinity as a result of chemical reaction.
haematoxylin and eosin Most commonly used stain. A "psuedo" basic dye( haemotoxylin) to differentiate nuclei (blue). Followd by an acidic dye (eosin) highlights everything else.
endo within
epi around
thelium layer
simple single
stratified multiple
cuboidal square shaped
collumnar rectangular
squamous flattened
Created by: Taryn Miller