PHYT 622 Clinical Gross Anatomy. Introduction. Overview of the course. Staff Lectures; Days, Times, Locations Labs; Types, Days, Times, Locations Texts Cadavers – Assignments to dissection groups Exams; Format Schedule. Let’s Get Started. Lecture One; Connective Tissue.
Section of kidney epithelium
Apical side (lumen)
1. Reserve Zone – randomly arranged, spherical chondrocytes
2. Proliferative Zone – regularly arranged columnar discoid chondrocytes
3. Prehypertrophic Zone – growth ceases to be result of cell division (hyperplasia) and continues by increasing cell size (hypertrophy)
4. Hypertrophic Zone –
Image provided by Dr. Robert Weinstein, University of Arkansas (Endocrinology, 145:1980, 2004)