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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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histology slide of sweat gland

Sweat Gland

This is a histology slide of a sweat gland. There are adipose cells surrounding the gland. This section contains both the secretory portion and ducts of the gland. The ducts stain more acidophilic, that is, they stain pinker and deeper. The ducts have a slightly smaller diameter. There is lots of simple cuboidal epithelium present on this histology slide.