Basic Histology

ISBN-10: 0071378294
ISBN-13: 9780071378291
Edition: 10th 2003
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List price: $54.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2002
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 544
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

This work has been completely updated and fully explains how cell and tissue structure are linked with their functions. It features new research on cell and tissue biology, including the latest on topics such as stem cells, the immune system, and signal transduction.

Contributorsp. vi
Prefacep. vii
Histology & Its Methods of Studyp. 1
Preparation of Tissues for Microscopic Examinationp. 1
Light Microscopyp. 3
Phase Contrast Microscopy & Differential Interference Microscopyp. 3
Polarizing Microscopyp. 4
Confocal Microscopyp. 5
Fluorescence Microscopyp. 5
Electron Microscopyp. 6
Autoradiography of Tissue Sectionsp. 7
Cell and Tissue Culturep. 9
Cell Fractionationp. 9
Histochemistry & Cytochemistryp. 9
Detection Methods Using High-Affinity Interactions Between Moleculesp. 13
Problems in the Interpretation of Tissue Sectionsp. 18
The Cytoplasmp. 23
Cellular Differentiationp. 23
Cell Ecologyp. 23
Cell Componentsp. 23
The Cytoskeletonp. 43
The Cell Nucleusp. 53
Cell Divisionp. 59
The Cell Cyclep. 60
Apotopsisp. 66
Epithelial Tissuep. 69
The Forms & Characteristics of Epithelial Cellsp. 69
Specializations of the Cell Surfacep. 73
Types of Epitheliap. 74
General Biology of Epithelial Tissuesp. 83
Connective Tissuep. 95
Cells of the Connective Tissuep. 95
Fibersp. 106
Ground Substancep. 113
Types of Connective Tissuep. 121
Adipose Tissuep. 129
Unilocular Adipose Tissuep. 129
Multilocular Adipose Tissuep. 131
Cartilagep. 135
Hyaline Cartilagep. 136
Elastic Cartilagep. 139
Fibrocartilagep. 139
Intervertebral Disksp. 139
Bonep. 141
Bone Cellsp. 142
Bone Matrixp. 144
Periosteum & Endosteump. 145
Types of Bonep. 145
Histogenesisp. 148
Bone Growth & Remodelingp. 151
Internal Structure of Bonesp. 152
Metabolic Role of Bone Tissuep. 152
Jointsp. 156
Nerve Tissue & the Nervous Systemp. 161
Development of Nerve Tissuep. 162
Neuronsp. 163
Cell Bodyp. 164
Dendritesp. 165
Axonsp. 165
Membrane Potentialsp. 166
Synaptic Communicationp. 167
Glial Cells & Neuronal Activityp. 168
The Central Nervous Systemp. 171
Meningesp. 175
Choroid Plexus & Cerebrospinal Fluidp. 176
Peripheral Nervous Systemp. 178
Nerve Fibersp. 178
Nervesp. 180
Gangliap. 181
Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 182
Degeneration & Regeneration of Nerve Tissuep. 187
Muscle Tissuep. 191
Skeletal Musclep. 191
Cardiac Musclep. 206
Smooth Musclep. 207
Regeneration of Muscle Tissuep. 211
The Circulatory Systemp. 215
Blood Vessels with Diameters above a Certain Sizep. 219
Vasa Vasorump. 220
Innervationp. 220
Arteriolesp. 220
Medium (Muscular) Arteriesp. 220
Large Elastic Arteriesp. 222
Arterial Degenerative Alterationsp. 223
Carotid Bodiesp. 224
Carotid Sinusesp. 225
Arteriovenous Anastomosesp. 225
Postcapillary Venules and Capillariesp. 225
Veinsp. 225
Heartp. 226
Lymphatic Vascular Systemp. 230
Blood Cellsp. 233
Composition of Plasmap. 233
Staining of Blood Cellsp. 234
Erythrocytesp. 234
Leukocytesp. 236
Neutrophils (Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes)p. 238
Eosinophilsp. 239
Basophilsp. 240
Lymphocytesp. 242
Monocytesp. 243
Plateletsp. 246
Hematopoiesisp. 249
Stem Cells, Growth Factors, & Differentiationp. 249
Bone Marrowp. 251
Bone Marrow As a Source of Stem Cells for Other Tissuesp. 252
Maturation of Erythrocytesp. 253
Granulopoiesisp. 256
Maturation of Granulocytesp. 258
Kinetics of Neutrophil Productionp. 259
Maturation of Lymphocytes & Monocytesp. 260
Origin of Plateletsp. 261
The Immune System & Lymphoid Organsp. 256
Organ Transplantationp. 271
Thymusp. 273
Lymph Nodesp. 278
Slpeenp. 284
Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissuep. 288
Tonsilsp. 289
Digestive Tractp. 291
General Structure of the Digestive Tractp. 291
The Oral Cavityp. 292
Esophagusp. 299
Stomachp. 299
Small Intestinep. 307
Large Intestinep. 320
Appendixp. 322
Organs Associated with the Digestive Tractp. 325
Salivary Glandsp. 325
Pancreasp. 328
Liverp. 332
Biliary Tractp. 344
Gallbladderp. 345
The Respiratory Systemp. 349
Nasal Cavityp. 350
Paranasal Sinusesp. 353
Nasopharynxp. 353
Larynxp. 353
Tracheap. 354
Bronchial Treep. 354
Pulmonary Blood Vesselsp. 366
Pulmonary Lymphatic Vesselsp. 367
Nervesp. 367
Pleurap. 367
Respiratory Movementsp. 367
Defense Mechanismsp. 367
Skinp. 369
Epidermisp. 369
Immunologic Activity in the Skinp. 375
Dermisp. 375
Subcutaneous Tissuep. 376
Vessels & Skin Sensorial Receptorsp. 376
Hairsp. 377
Nailsp. 379
Glands of the Skinp. 379
The Urinary Systemp. 383
Kidneysp. 387
Bladder & Urinary Passagesp. 399
Hypophysisp. 403
Hormonesp. 403
Hypophysisp. 403
Adenohypophysisp. 404
Neurohypophysisp. 408
Adrenals, Islets of Langerhans, Thyroid, Parathyroids, & Pineal Glandp. 413
Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glandsp. 413
Islets of Langerhansp. 420
Thyroidp. 423
Parathyroid Glandsp. 428
Pineal Glandp. 429
The Male Reproductive Systemp. 431
Testesp. 431
Intratesticular Genital Ductsp. 442
Excretory Genital Ductsp. 442
Accessory Genital Glandsp. 443
Penisp. 446
The Female Reproductive Systemp. 449
Ovariesp. 449
Oviductsp. 456
Uterusp. 458
Vaginap. 463
Exfoliative Cytologyp. 464
External Genitaliap. 464
Mammary Glandsp. 465
Photoreceptor & Audioreceptor Systemsp. 469
Vision: The Photoreceptor Systemp. 469
Hearing: The Audioreceptor Systemp. 482
Indexp. 491
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