Basic Histology Text and Atlas

ISBN-10: 0071440917
ISBN-13: 9780071440912
Edition: 11th 2005 (Revised)
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List price: $64.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 544
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.454
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 & 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. 22
Cellular Differentiationp. 22
Cell Ecologyp. 22
Cell Componentsp. 22
The Cytoskeletonp. 42
The Cell Nucleusp. 51
Cell Divisionp. 57
The Cell Cyclep. 58
Apoptosisp. 64
Epithelial Tissuep. 66
The Forms & Characteristics of Epithelial Cellsp. 66
Specializations of the Cell Surfacep. 70
Types of Epitheliap. 75
General Biology of Epithelial Tissuesp. 80
Connective Tissuep. 91
Cells of the Connective Tissuep. 91
Fibersp. 102
Ground Substancep. 113
Types of Connective Tissuep. 117
Adipose Tissuep. 123
Unilocular Adipose Tissuep. 123
Multilocular Adipose Tissuep. 125
Cartilagep. 128
Hyaline Cartilagep. 129
Elastic Cartilagep. 132
Fibrocartilagep. 132
Intervertebral Disksp. 132
Bonep. 134
Bone Cellsp. 135
Bone Matrixp. 136
Periosteum & Endosteump. 137
Types of Bonep. 137
Histogenesisp. 141
Bone Growth & Remodelingp. 145
Internal Structure of Bonesp. 145
Metabolic Role of Bone Tissuep. 145
Jointsp. 149
Nerve Tissue & the Nervous Systemp. 153
Development of Nerve Tissuep. 154
Neuronsp. 155
Cell Bodyp. 156
Dendritesp. 157
Axonsp. 157
Membrane Potentialsp. 158
Synaptic Communicationp. 159
Glial Cells & Neuronal Activityp. 160
The Central Nervous Systemp. 163
Meningesp. 167
Choroid Plexus & Cerebrospinal Fluidp. 168
Peripheral Nervous Systemp. 170
Nerve Fibersp. 170
Nervesp. 172
Gangliap. 174
Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 174
Degeneration & Regeneration of Nerve Tissuep. 179
Neuronal Plasticityp. 180
Muscle Tissuep. 182
Skeletal Musclep. 182
Cardiac Musclep. 197
Smooth Musclep. 198
Regeneration of Muscle Tissuep. 202
The Circulatory Systemp. 205
Tissue Components of the Vascular Wallp. 205
Structural Plan of Blood Vesselsp. 207
Vasa Vasorump. 207
Innervationp. 207
Large Elastic Arteriesp. 208
Arterial Degenerative Alterationsp. 208
Carotid Bodiesp. 209
Carotid Sinusesp. 209
Arteriovenous Anastomosesp. 209
Medium (Muscular) Arteriesp. 211
Arteriolesp. 211
Capillariesp. 212
Postcapillary Venulesp. 215
Muscular Veinsp. 215
Heartp. 217
Lymphatic Vascular Systemp. 219
Blood Cellsp. 223
Composition of Plasmap. 223
Staining of Blood Cellsp. 224
Erythrocytesp. 224
Leukocytesp. 226
Neutrophils (Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes)p. 228
Eosinophilsp. 229
Basophilsp. 230
Lymphocytesp. 232
Monocytesp. 233
Plateletsp. 236
Hematopoiesisp. 238
Stem Cells, Growth Factors, & Differentiationp. 238
Bone Marrowp. 240
Bone Marrow As a Source of Stem Cells for Other Tissuesp. 241
Maturation of Erythrocytesp. 242
Granulopoiesisp. 245
Maturation of Granulocytesp. 247
Kinetics of Neutrophil Productionp. 248
Maturation of Lymphocytes & Monocytesp. 249
Origin of Plateletsp. 250
Lymphoid Organsp. 254
Antigensp. 254
Antibodiesp. 254
Cytokinesp. 257
Cells of the Immune Systemp. 257
Types of Immune Responsesp. 260
Lymphoid Tissuep. 263
Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue & Tonsilsp. 263
Thymusp. 266
Lymph Nodesp. 269
Spleenp. 274
Digestive Tractp. 281
General Structure of the Digestive Tractp. 281
The Oral Cavityp. 282
Tonguep. 282
Pharynxp. 283
Teeth & Associated Structuresp. 283
Esophagusp. 287
Stomachp. 288
Small Intestinep. 298
Large Intestinep. 311
Appendixp. 315
Organs Associated with the Digestive Tractp. 317
Salivary Glandsp. 317
Pancreasp. 321
Liverp. 323
Biliary Tractp. 336
Gallbladderp. 337
The Respiratory Systemp. 340
Nasal Cavityp. 341
Paranasal Sinusesp. 344
Nasopharynxp. 344
Larynxp. 344
Tracheap. 345
Bronchial Treep. 345
Pulmonary Blood Vesselsp. 357
Pulmonary Lymphatic Vesselsp. 358
Nervesp. 358
Pleurap. 358
Respiratory Movementsp. 358
Defense Mechanismsp. 358
Skinp. 360
Epidermisp. 360
Immunological Activity in the Skinp. 366
Dermisp. 366
Subcutaneous Tissuep. 367
Vessels & Skin Sensorial Receptorsp. 367
Hairsp. 368
Nailsp. 370
Glands of the Skinp. 370
The Urinary Systemp. 373
Kidneysp. 373
Bladder & Urinary Passagesp. 389
Endocrine Glandsp. 392
Hormonesp. 392
Hypophysisp. 392
Adenohypophysisp. 393
Neurohypophysisp. 397
Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glandsp. 400
Islets of Langerhansp. 407
Thyroidp. 411
Parathyroid Glandsp. 415
Pineal Glandp. 417
The Male Reproductive Systemp. 418
Testesp. 418
Intratesticular Genital Ductsp. 428
Excretory Genital Ductsp. 429
Accessory Genital Glandsp. 429
Penisp. 433
The Female Reproductive Systemp. 435
Ovariesp. 435
Oviductsp. 443
Uterusp. 444
Vaginap. 451
Exfoliative Cytologyp. 452
External Genitaliap. 452
Mammary Glandsp. 452
Photoreceptor & Audioreceptor Systemsp. 456
Vision: The Photoreceptor Systemp. 456
Hearing: The Audioreceptor Systemp. 469
Indexp. 475
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