Basic Histology -- Neutrophils in Pus Next Home Back

When a cell dies, its nucleus shrivels and becomes composed entirely of heterochromatin.

Later the nucleus can break up into fragments ("nuclear dust") or even disappear.

This is some tissue with dead cells, including dead neutrophils. For now, just try to find the dead areas. Do this by looking for the nuclear dust.

With your study partners, find:


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