Glia of the Central Nervous System. Microglia (Modified from HAGER 1968)

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


Following special impregnation methods, microglia, mesoglia, or Hortega cells (Figs. A1, B1), appear in all regions of the CNS, predominantly however near capillaries. Irregular, sometimes bushlike processes extend from the long cell body (Fig. A).


Microglial Cell Neural Crest Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Acta Anat Spherical Nucleus 
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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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