Microscopic Anatomy of HF Fields

  • Ricardo InsaustiEmail author
  • Sandra Cebada-Sánchez
  • Pilar Marcos
Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 206)


In this section, rather than provide a detailed description of the cellular characteristics of the different fields of the HF, since they have been already extensively reviewed elsewhere (Insausti and Amaral 2004; Amaral and Lavenex 2007), we will focus on the lamination and the global microscopic appearance of the fields, although some superficial notes about the neuronal profiles will be provided as necessary (see Fig. 4.12).


Mossy Fiber Granule Cell Layer Postnatal Development Stratum Radiatum Basal Dendrite 
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  • Ricardo Insausti
    • 1
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  • Sandra Cebada-Sánchez
    • 1
  • Pilar Marcos
    • 1
  1. 1.CRIB Fac. MedicinaUniversidad Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain

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