Some Basic Terms: Differentiation, Tissue, Histology, Histophysiology, Closed and Wide-Meshed Cell Unions

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


It was stated in Plate 1 that all tissues derive from one zygote. Cell multiplication alone, however, does not give rise to a mature tissue; the latter also requires differentiation.


Nerve Fiber Cell Multiplication Intercellular Space Cell Process Epithelial Tissue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
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  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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