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Spleen

Spleen
  • A: Red pulp consists of splenic cords and sinusoids for the blood to move through to be removed of particles and old or abnormal erythrocytes. Red pulp makes up the bulk of the spleen.

    B: White pulp consists of lymphatic nodules which is dense lymphatic tissue with germinal centers.

    C: Trabeculae are invaginations of the outer capsule. DCCTRA
  • A: Germinal center

    B: Red pulp

    C: Central artery that surrounds the white pulp. The muscle layers are visible.
  • A: Sinuses in the red pulp has blood contained within

    B: Simple squamous epithelium lines the inside of the sinuses. It is also considered endothelium.