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Epididymis, Epithelium - Vacuolation - Gallery

Image of epithelial vacuolation in the epididymis from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Epididymis, Epithelium - Vacuolation. Numerous macrovesicular cytoplasmic vacuoles are present in the ductal epithelium in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study.
Image of epithelial vacuolation in the epididymis from a  rat
Epididymis, Epithelium - Vacuolation. Microvesicular vacuolation is present in the epididymal duct cells of a rat. (Photograph courtesy of D. Creasy.)
Image of epithelial vacuolation in the epididymis from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Epididymis, Epithelium - Clear cells. Clear cells in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Clear cells are a normal cell type responsible for endocytosis of luminal particulate matter and should not be confused with degenerative cytoplasmic vacuolation.
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