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Key Histology Features

Instructions: Run your mouse over the histology slide want to view. Key histology features are described. If a link is present, click to view and listen to the histology audioslide.

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(1) histology slide of spleen (low magnification)

(2) histology slide of spleen (high magnification)


The spleen is made of red pulp and white pulp. The red pulp is made of the splenic cords and venous sinuses. The white pulp is comprised of the splenic nodules. On histology slide (2), the central artery of splenic nodule in the white pulp is readily visible.