Human Histology

ISBN-10: 0323036635

ISBN-13: 9780323036634

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

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Book details

List price: $88.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

About this book
Human Histology - Virtual Histo Lab
Preface (to third edition)
Preface (to second edition)
Acknowledgments
Dedication
Histology: Don't Switch Off!
Introduction
Cells are basic functional units
Histology in other disciplines
Techniques used in histology and cell biology
The Cell
Introduction
Cell membranes
Transport in and out of cells
Cytosol
The nucleus
Mitochondria
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and Golgi
Vesicles
Cytoskeleton
Cell inclusions and storage products
Cell division
Cell death
Epithelial Cells
Introduction
Epithelial cell junctions
Epithelial cell surface specializations
Secretory adaptations
Barrier function of epithelium
Support Cells and the Extracellular Matrix
Introduction
Extracellular matrix
Basement membrane and external lamina
Cell adhesion to extracellular matrix
Support cell family
Contractile Cells
Introduction
Skeletal muscle
Cardiac muscle
Smooth muscle
Myofibroblasts
Pericytes
Myoepithelial cells
Nervous Tissue
Nerve cells (neurons)
Myelin
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Blood Cells
Red blood cells
White blood cells
Platelets
Hemopoiesis
Bone marrow
Immune System
Introduction
Lymphocytes
Macrophages and dendritic cells
Bone marrow
Thymus
Lymph nodes
Spleen
Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue
Blood and Lymphatic Circulatory Systems and Heart
Introduction
Blood circulatory system
Lymphatic circulatory system
The heart
Respiratory System
Introduction
Upper respiratory tract
Distal respiratory tract
Pulmonary vasculature
Pleura
Alimentary Tract
Introduction
Oral cavity and its contents
Teeth
Dentinogenesis and odontoblasts
Ameloblasts and enamel formation
Cementum and periodontal ligament
Tooth development
The gums
Salivary glands
Transport passages
Esophagus
Anal canal
Digestive tract
Stomach
Small intestine
Exocrine pancreas
Large intestine
Appendix
Liver
Introduction
Liver vasculature
Hepatocytes
Functional organization of hepatocytes
Intrahepatic biliary tree
Gallbladder
Musculoskeletal System
Introduction
Skeletal muscle
Muscle attachments
Bone
Bone cells
Mineralization of osteoid
Bone modeling
Joints
Endocrine System
Introduction
Endocrine cell and tissue specialization
Pituitary
Anterior pituitary
Posterior pituitary
Hypothalamus
Pineal gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid
Adrenals
Adrenal cortex
Pancreas
Ovary and testis
Diffuse neuroendocrine system
Paraganglia
Urinary System
Introduction
Outline of the urinary system
Kidney structure
Kidney function
Kidney vasculature
Renal microcirculation
Nephron
Glomerulus
Glomerular filtration barrier
Mesangium
Tubular and collecting system
Renal interstitium
Juxtaglomerular apparatus
Erythropoietin synthesis
Lymphatic drainage and nerve supply of the kidney
Lower urinary tract
Male Reproductive System
Introduction
Testes
Epididymis
Vas deferens
Seminal vesicles
Prostate
Bulbourethral glands
Penis
Endocrine control
Female Reproductive System
Introduction
Mons pubis, labia majora and labia minora
Clitoris
Vagina
Uterus
Ovary
Menstrual cycle
Pregnancy
Trophoblast
Skin and Breast
Epidermis
Skin appendages
Dermis
Subcutaneous tissue
Features of skin in different sites
Breast
Special Senses
Introduction
Ear
Eye
Answers
Index
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