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What is this?

Healthy Anterior Pituitary

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How do we stain for individual cells in the anterior pituitary?

Stain for the hormone produced

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What is this, and what is labeled H?

Healthy Posterior Pituitary

Herring bodies - axons 

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What tissue is this? What is in it?

Healthy thyroid

Follicles contain thyroglobulin - stored TH, released in capillaries - brown (right)

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What cell is labeled and what does it make?

C-cells/parafollicular cells

Calcitonin 

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Which one of these follicles is more active?

Right

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What is the purple gland?

Parathyroid Gland

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Where are the oxyntic cells and what do they do?

Pink acidophilic cells - labeled O

Packed with mitochondria

Get more w/ age - unclear what they do

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What is this?

Adrenal Gland

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Label the zones and what do they secrete?

G: Aldosterone

F: Cortisol

R: Androgens

M: Epi and Norepi

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What are the 3 characteristics of steroid secreting cells?

  1. Mitochondria - tubular/vesicular cristae - bigger
  2. Smooth ER
  3. Membrane bound lipid droplets

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What cells are these, what do they make, and what causes its release?

Adrenal medulla - chromafin cells

Epi (80%), Norepi (20%)

Preganglionic Sympathetic Nerve - ACh

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What is this? What do they secrete?

Endocrine Pancreas - Islets of Langerhans

Insulin, Glucagon, SST

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