By Matt Hutchinson

This full-color atlas contains 107 bone and forty seven soft-tissue photos with easy-to-read labels. This new version of the atlas incorporates a fresh entire histology photomicrograph part that includes over 50 slides of uncomplicated tissue and organ structures. that includes photographs taken by means of well known biomedical photographer Ralph Hutchings, this top of the range photographic atlas makes an outstanding source for the school room and laboratory, and is referenced in acceptable determine legends in the course of the textual content.

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In this image the colloid has pulled away from the follicle cells, an artifact of slide preparation. PLATE 55 Adrenal gland, section (35x ) DESCRIPTION: This section through the adrenal gland shows the medulla , light pink oval in the bottom of the image, whose cells secrete epinephrine and norepinephrine; the portions of the cortex: the cells of the thin zona reticularis and the thicker zona fasciculata secrete glucocortidoid hormones, and the cells of the superficial zona glomerulosa secrete mineralocorticoid hormones.

The center of each follicle is filled with a gel-like substance called colloid that contains proteins needed for the formation of thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone is produced by the follicle cells and secreted into the capillaries that surround the follicles . In this image the colloid has pulled away from the follicle cells, an artifact of slide preparation. PLATE 55 Adrenal gland, section (35x ) DESCRIPTION: This section through the adrenal gland shows the medulla , light pink oval in the bottom of the image, whose cells secrete epinephrine and norepinephrine; the portions of the cortex: the cells of the thin zona reticularis and the thicker zona fasciculata secrete glucocortidoid hormones, and the cells of the superficial zona glomerulosa secrete mineralocorticoid hormones.

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