List of abbreviations
of micros-
specialist terms
explained in
English +

Every attempt was made to provide correct information and labelling, however any liability for eventual errors or incompleteness is rejected!

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Dr. med.
H. Jastrow

of use
Overview retina (Retina):
Pages with explanations are linked to the text below the images if available! (Labelling is in German)
rod mitochondria
and rootlets (W, monkey)
cross-section of rods
and cones (W, monkey)
pigment vesicles, pigment
 epithelium (W, monkey)
cross-section close to
ONL (W, monkey)
phagocytosis of a rod
outer segment (W, monkey)
mitochondria of rods
and cones (W, monkey)
cone: mitochondria, outer
 segments (W, monkey)
membranes of an outer segment +
mitochondria of a rod (W, monkey)
cilium of an outer
segment (W, monkey)
Lamina limitans gliae
externa (rat)
cilium of a rod
membranes of a rod
outer segment 1 (rat)
membranes of a rod
outer segment 2 (rat)
membranes of a rod
outer segment 3 (rat)
nuclei of a cone and
rods (rat)
inner and outer segments
+ cilia (S, mouse)
pigment epithelium and rod
outer segments (W, monkey)
pigment epithelium, Bruch's membrane
+ choroidea (W, monkey)
detail on the rigth
(W, monkey)
detail on the left
(W, monkey)
ribbon-synapses of the
outer plexiform layer (rat)
--> human retina - please look here for information about the retina
--> eye structures, nerve tissue, nerves, CNS, cerebellum, ganglia, sensory organs
--> Electron microscopic atlas Overview
--> Homepage of the workshop
Image sources: Prof. H. Wartenberg (W), Dr. I. Spiwoks-Becker (S); other images, page & copyright H. Jastrow.