Plate 10.216 Liver
Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Paul M. Heidger,
Peer Review Status: Externally Peer Reviewed
Human, 10% formalin, H. & E., 612 x.
Hepatic cords: Sheets or plates of hepatic cells, one cell thick. Note the large polyhedral liver cells with round nuclei and prominent nucleoli.
Sinusoids: Tortuous channels connecting vessels at the periphery of the lobule with the central vein. Course between hepatic cords.
See legend of Plate 215 for discussion of liver functions.
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