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MBBS Batch 12 Histology MicroPhoto Archive


Histology of Pancreas, Exocrine part

  • Made of serous, compound tubulo-alveolar gland.
  • Lining cells appear triangular in section & have spherical nuclei located basally.
  • Numerous zymolgen granules can be demonstrated at the apical part of the cell.
  • Secretions produced are poured into intralobular ducts.

Histology of Pancreas,Endocrine part

  • Contains rounded collection of cells called ISLETS OF LANGERHANS.
  • each islet is separated from the exocrine part by thin reticular tissue.
  • Islets are supplied with dense capillary plexus.
  • In special procedures alpha cells, beta cells & delta cells can be demonstrated.

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