Histology Photomicrographs

Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL& 241L-242L)
Karen Hart, Peninsula College

Nervous system: Nerve longitudinal section

Slide: Nerve l.s. H 1580

Microscope at 400X

This is a longitudinal section of part of a fascicle of a nerve.

n = node of Ranvier

a = axon

Most of the purple nuclei are Schwann cell nuclei. 

For information about nerve structure see Nerve cross section.

Slide: Nerve l.s. H 1580

Microscope at 400X

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