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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy: Section 1 - Cells Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy: Section 13 - Female Reproductive System

Plate 13.251 Ovary

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

Plate 13.251 Ovary

Rabbit, 10% formalin, H. & E., 162 x.

 

Corpus albicans: A hyaline scar resulting from the degeneration of the corpus luteum.

Arterioles: Arteries enter the medulla of the ovary at the hilum and spiral their way through to the cortex.

Venules: Rich plexus of veins accompanies the arteries and leaves the ovary at the hilum.

Stroma: Compact connective tissue. Spindle-shaped cells with elongated nuclei and fine reticular connective tissue fibers.

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