Anterior Horn Cells


This is a high-power view of a single anterior horn cell.  This large multipolar neuron has a clearly visible axon and several dendrites.  Within the cell body is the nucleus, with a prominent nucleolus.   Dark purple staining Nissl bodies are seen in the cytoplasm.

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Last updated: July 10, 2001.