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Glandular Epithelium. Endocrine Glands. Thyroid Gland of the Rat. Continuation of Plate 43

  • Radivoj V. Krstić

Abstract

The thyroid follicles (1) are spherical, ovoid, or tubular structures, lined by a simple epithelium (2) of varying thickness. Unmyelinated nerve fibers (3) and arterioles (4) occur in the interfollicular connective tissue. The arterioles form a dense capillary network (5) around the follicle, through which every epithelial or thyroid follicular cell is in contact with the blood circulatory system.

Keywords

Thyroid Hormone Thyroid Gland Glandular Epithelium Endocrine Gland Thyroid Follicle 
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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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