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Cerebral cortex
Cerebral white matter
Basal ganglia
Midbrain
Pons
Medulla oblongata
Cerebellum
Spinal cord
Sympathetic ganglion

Pons / pontine nucleus

Hematoxylin-eosin stain (low power)

Info?

  • The neurons of the pontine nucleus are seen in a circle. The region above the circle is bundles of the pontine longitudinal fibers. The region just beneath the circle is the pontine transverse fibers.

Kluver-Barrera stain (low power)

Info?

  • The neurons of the pontine nucleus are seen in a circle. The pontine transverse fibers are seen both above and beneath the pontine nucleus. The pontine longitudinal fibers are seen at the bottom of the right side.

Hematoxylin-eosin stain

Info?

  • The shape of the neurons here is polygonal.

Kluver-Barrera stain

Info?

  • The shape of the neurons here is polygonal.

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