HISTOLOGY

The Eye & Ear: Special Sense Organs

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EYES: THE PHOTORECEPTOR SYSTEM Fibrous Layer Vascular Layer Lens Vitreous Body Retina Accessory Structures of the Eye EARS: THE VESTIBULOAUDITORY SYSTEM External Ear Middle Ear Internal Ear SUMMARY OF KEY…

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The Cytoplasm

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CELL DIFFERENTIATION CYTOPLASMIC ORGANELLES Plasma Membrane Ribosomes Endoplasmic Reticulum Golgi Apparatus Secretory Granules Lysosomes Proteasomes Mitochondria Peroxisomes THE CYTOSKELETON Microtubules Microfilaments (Actin Filaments) Intermediate Filaments INCLUSIONS SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS…

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The Female Reproductive System

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OVARIES Early Development of the Ovary Ovarian Follicles Follicular Growth & Development Follicular Atresia Ovulation & Its Hormonal Regulation Corpus Luteum UTERINE TUBES MAJOR EVENTS OF FERTILIZATION UTERUS Myometrium Endometrium…

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Digestive Tract

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GENERAL STRUCTURE OF THE DIGESTIVE TRACT ORAL CAVITY Tongue Teeth ESOPHAGUS STOMACH Mucosa Other Layers SMALL INTESTINE Mucosa Other Layers LARGE INTESTINE SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS The digestive system consists…

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The Immune System & Lymphoid Organs

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INNATE & ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY CYTOKINES ANTIGENS & ANTIBODIES Classes of Antibodies Actions of Antibodies ANTIGEN PRESENTATION CELLS OF ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY Antigen-Presenting Cells Lymphocytes THYMUS Role of the Thymus in T-Cell…

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Nerve Tissue & the Nervous System

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DEVELOPMENT OF NERVE TISSUE NEURONS Cell Body (Perikaryon) Dendrites Axons Nerve Impulses Synaptic Communication GLIAL CELLS & NEURONAL ACTIVITY Oligodendrocytes Astrocytes Ependymal Cells Microglia Schwann Cells Satellite Cells of Ganglia…

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The Nucleus

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COMPONENTS OF THE NUCLEUS Nuclear Envelope Chromatin Nucleolus THE CELL CYCLE MITOSIS STEM CELLS & TISSUE RENEWAL MEIOSIS APOPTOSIS SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS Containing the code for all of a…

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Epithelial Tissue

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CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF EPITHELIAL CELLS Basement Membranes Intercellular Adhesion & Other Junctions SPECIALIZATIONS OF THE APICAL CELL SURFACE Microvilli Stereocilia Cilia TYPES OF EPITHELIA Covering or lining Epithelia Secretory Epithelia…

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Bone

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BONE CELLS Osteoblasts Osteocytes Osteoclasts BONE MATRIX PERIOSTEUM & ENDOSTEUM TYPES OF BONE Lamellar Bone Woven Bone OSTEOGENESIS Intramembranous Ossification Endochondral Ossification BONE GROWTH, REMODELING, & REPAIR METABOLIC ROLE OF…

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The Urinary System

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KIDNEYS BLOOD CIRCULATION RENAL FUNCTION: FILTRATION, SECRETION, & REABSORPTION Renal Corpuscles & Blood Filtration Proximal Convoluted Tubule Loop of Henle Distal Convoluted Tubule & Juxtaglomerular Apparatus Collecting Ducts URETERS, BLADDER,…

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