Title: Mature erythrocytes (spleen, gerbil)
Description: Scanning electron microscopy.
Normal mature erythrocytes (1) are mostly biconcave and discoid. They might change their forms due to mechanical pressures.
(2): A mature lymphocyte recognizable by many short stubby microvilli at the surface.
(3): Granulocytes are larger with fewer but longer microvilli. Inset shows peripheral blood film (human) with two discoid erythrocytes.
Keywords/Mesh: blood, bone marrow, erythrocyte, lymphocyte, histology, scanning electron microscopy, POJA collection