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Atlas of Ultrastructural Neurocytology
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2.1. Astrocytes

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Fig. 2.1.9. Multilaminar periglomerular sheath formed by thinned astrocyte cup-shaped processes (arrow), which are widened at their rims. The sheath is surrounding the giant axon terminal making multiple synapses with dendritic spines (S). Scale = 200 nm. (Rat, thalamic ventrobasal nucleus.) Download the high resolution image.

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