Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Paul M. Heidger,
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Cat, 10% formalin, H. & E., A. 8 x; B. 162 x.
A: A low-magnification plate showing the branched projections of the choroid plexus within the cavity of the lateral ventricle in a developing cat brain.
B: A high-magnification plate showing the histology of the choroid plexus. Note the single layer of cuboidal epithelium with large spherical nuclei. Beneath the epithelium is a connective tissue core containing vascular channels. The choroid plexus is a major site for production of cerebrospinal fluid.
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