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Liver, Pancreas, and Auerbach's and Meissner's Plexus

Liver
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    Liver 10X
    A: Hepatic portal vein containing endothelium and very little smooth muscle

    B: Hepatic artery has visible smooth muscle layers

    C: Heptic bile duct is lined by simple cuboidal epithelium

    D: Hepatocytes

    E: Hepatic sinusoids
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    Liver 40X
    A: Von Kupffer cell is a macrophage located in the liver.

    B: Simple squamous epithelium that lines the hepatic sinusoids

    C: Binucleated hepatocytes
Pancreas
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    Pancreas 4X
    A: Pancreatic acini combine to make a compound multicellular alveolar exocrine gland which secretes digestive enzymes

    B: Connective tissue

    C: Islets of langerhan's are arranged in small circular islands that stain much lighter than the surrounding pancreatic acini.
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    Pancreas 20X
    A: Pancreatic acini

    B: Islets of Langerhans
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    Pancreas 40X
    A: Islet of Langerhans is the main endocrine portion of the pancreas. It has hormones that also regualte the exocrine, digestive portion of the pancreas

    B: Pancreatic acini
Plexus
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    Auerbach's Plexus40X
    A: Submucosa

    B: Inner circular muscle layer

    C: Auerbach's plexus

    D: Outer Longitudinal muscle layer
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    Meissner's Plexus 40X
    A: Mucosa

    B: Submucosa

    C: Meissner's plexus

    D: Inner circular muscle layer