VPh 308 - Histology

skin lip

Lab 2: Epithelia & Connective Tissues



As you examine these images, focus on the staining characteristics of the structures (i.e., organelles) within the cells, and try to relate these to the function of the cells. We will begin to examine the first of the basic tissues, epithelia, which was discussed in Unit 2; The epithelia, as well as connective tissues, will be covered in more detail in Lab 2.