Basic Histology -- Lymphocytes in Tissue Section Next Home Back

You will need to recognize lymphocytes in tissues.

You can find them nearly anywhere. Often they are simply standing watch.

Resting lymphocytes have scanty cytoplasm, since they are not really doing anything but remembering.

Resting lymphocytes nuclei always have a preponderance of heterochromatin. It is always clumpy, separated by thin strips of euchromatin.

Plasma cells make antibodies. They have:

This is a group of lymphocytes.

With your study partners, find:

Hotshots: Can you find a plasma cell?


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