Nerve fibers. Labels: a, nerve-fiber, showing complete interruption of the white substance; b, another nerve fiber with nucleus. In both these nerve fibers the white substance is stained black with osmic acid, and the axon is seen running as an uninterrupted strand through the center of the fiber. c, ordinary nerve fiber unstained; d, e, smaller nerve fiber; f, varicose nerve fiber; g, non-medullated nerve fibers.
GalleriesHuman Peripheral Nervous System
Kimber, Diana C. Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1907)