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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy: Section 1 - Cells Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy: Section 6 - Nervous Tissue

Plate 6.132 Choroid Plexus

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Paul M. Heidger, Jr., Ph.D.
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CHOROID PLEXUS

Plate 6.132 Choroid Plexus

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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