Color Atlas of Human Anatomy

ISBN-10: 1588901599
ISBN-13: 9781588901590
Edition: 5th 2004
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Description: A well-balanced combination of a full-fledged anatomic atlas and textbook, eminently useful to students and medical practitioners alike. Brilliant visual approach to human anatomy, which is a must in every physician's education, is wedded to a lucid  More...

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Book details

List price: $37.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

A well-balanced combination of a full-fledged anatomic atlas and textbook, eminently useful to students and medical practitioners alike. Brilliant visual approach to human anatomy, which is a must in every physician's education, is wedded to a lucid text juxtaposed page by page with magnificent multicolor illustrations, providing an indispensable guide for the perceptive student. Aspects of physiology and biochemistry are included to the extent that they have a bearing on the material presented.

The Nervous System
Introduction
The Nervous System--An Overall View
Development and Subdivision
Functional Circuits
Position of the Nervous System in the Body
Development and Structure of the Brain
Development of the Brain
Anatomy of the Brain
Evolution of the Brain
Basic Elements of the Nervous System
The Nerve Cell
Methods in Neuroanatomy
Ultrastructure of the Nerve Cell
The Synapse
Localization
Structure
Function
Types of Synapses
Neurotransmitters
Axonal Transport
Transmitter Receptors
Synaptic Transmission
Neuronal Systems
Neuronal Circuits
The Nerve Fiber
Ultrastructure of the Myelin Sheath
Development of the Myelin Sheath in the PNS
Development of Unmyelinated Nerve Fibers
Structure of the Myelin Sheath in the CNS
Peripheral Nerve
Neuroglia
Blood Vessels
Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
Overview
The Spinal Cord
Structure
Reflex Arcs
Gray Substance and Intrinsic System
Cross Sections of the Spinal Cord
Ascending Pathways
Descending Pathways
Visualization of Pathways
Blood Vessels of the Spinal Cord
Spinal Ganglion and Posterior Root
Spinal Meninges
Segmental Innervation
Spinal Cord Syndromes
Peripheral Nerves
Nerve Plexusus
Cervical Plexus (C1-C4)
Posterior Branches (C1-C8)
Brachial Plexus (C5-T1)
Supraclavicular Part
Infraclavicular Part
Nerves of the Trunk
Posterior Branches
Anterior Branches
Lumbosacral Plexus
Lumbar Plexus
Sacral Plexus
Brain Stem and Cranial Nerves
Overview
Longitudinal Organization
Cranial Nerves
Base of the Skull
Cranial Nerve Nuclei
Medulla Oblongata
Cross Section at the Level of the Hypoglossal Nerve
Cross Section at the Level of the Vagus Nerve
Pons
Cross Section at the Level of the Genu of the Facial Nerve
Cross Section at the Level of the Trigeminal Nerve
Cranial Nerves (V, VII-XII)
Hypoglossal Nerve
Accessory Nerve
Vagus Nerve
Glossopharyngeal Nerve
Vestibulocochlear Nerve
Facial Nerve
Trigeminal Nerve
Parasympathetic Ganglia
Ciliary Ganglion
Pterygopalatine Ganglion
Otic Ganglion
Submandibular Ganglion
Midbrain
Structure
Cross Section Through the Inferior Colliculi of the Midbrain
Cross Section Through the Superior Colliculi of the Midbrain
Cross Section Through the Pretectal Region of the Midbrain
Red Nucleus and Substantia Nigra
Eye-Muscle Nerves (Cranial Nerves III, IV, and VI)
Abducens Nerve
Trochlear Nerve
Oculomotor Nerve
Long Pathways
Corticospinal Tract and Corticonuclear Fibers
Medial Lemniscus
Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus
Internuclear Connections of the Trigeminal Nuclei
Central Tegmental Tract
Posterior Longitudinal Fasciculus
Reticular Formation
Histochemistry of the Brain Stem
Cerebellum
Structure
Subdivision
Cerebellar Peduncles and Nuclei
Cerebellar Cortex
Neuronal Circuits
Functional Organization
Fiber Projection
Results of Experimental Stimulation
Pathways
Inferior Cerebellar Peduncle (Restiform Body)
Middle Cerebellar Peduncle (Brachium Pontis)
Superior Cerebellar Peduncle (Brachium conjunctivum)
Diencephalon
Development of the Prosencephalon
Telodiencephalic Boundary
Structure
Subdivision
Frontal Section at the Level of the Optic Chasm
Frontal Section through the Tuber Cinereum
Frontal Section at the Level of the Mamillary Bodies
Epithalamus
Habenula
Pineal Gland
Dorsal Thalamus
Specific Thalamic Nuclei
Nonspecific Thalamic Nuclei
Anterior Nuclear Group
Medial Nuclear Group
Centromedian Nucleus
Lateral Nuclear Group
Ventral Nuclear Group
Lateral Geniculate Body
Medial Geniculate Body
Pulvinar
Frontal Section Through the Rostral Thalamus
Frontal Section Through the Caudal Thalamus
Subthalamus
Subdivision
Responses to Stimulation of the Subthalamus
Hypothalamus
Poorly Myelinated Hypothalamus
Richly Myelinated Hypothalamus
Vascular Supply
Fiber Connections of the Poorly Myelinated Hypothalamus
Fiber Connections of the Richly Myelinated Hypothalamus
Functional Topography of the Hypothalamus
Hypothalamus and Hypophysis
Development and Subdivision of the Hypophysis
Infundibulum
Blood Vessels of the Hypophysis
Neuroendocrine System
Telencephalon
Overview
Subdivision of the Hemisphere
Rotation of the Hemisphere
Evolution
Cerebral Lobes
Sections Through the Telencephalon
Frontal Sections
Horizontal Sections
Paleocortex and Amygdaloid Body
Paleocortex
Amygdaloid Body
Fiber Connections
Archicortex
Subdivision and Functional Significance
Ammon's Horn
Fiber Connections
Hippocampal Cortex
Neostriatum
Insula
Neocortex
Cortical Layers
Vertical Columns
Cell Types of the Neocortex
The Module Concept
Cortical Areas
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Fiber Tracts
Hemispheric Asymmetry
Imaging Procedures
Contrast Radiography
Computed Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
PET and SPECT
Cerebrovascular and Ventricular Systems
Cerebrovascular System
Arteries
Internal Carotid Artery
Areas of Blood Supply
Veins
Superficial Cerebral Veins
Deep Cerebral Veins
Cerebrospinal Fluid Spaces
Overview
Choroid Plexus
Ependyma
Circumventricular Organs
Meninges
Dura Mater
Arachnoidea Mater
Pia Mater
Autonomic Nervous System
Overview
Central Autonomic System
Peripheral Autonomic System
Adrenergic and Cholinergic Systems
Neuronal Circuit
Sympathetic Trunk
Cervical and Upper Thoracic Segments
Lower Thoracic and Abdominal Segments
Innervation of the Skin
Autonomic Periphery
Efferent Fibers
Afferent Fibers
Intramural Plexus
Autonomic Neurons
Functional Systems
Brain Function
Motor Systems
Corticospinal Tract
Extrapyramidal Motor System
Motor End Plate
Tendon Organ
Muscle Spindle
Common Terminal Motor Pathway
Sensory Systems
Cutaneous Sensory Organs
Pathway of the Epicritic Sensibility
Pathway of the Protopathic Sensibility
Gustatory Organ
Olfactory Organ
Limbic System
Overview
Cingulate Gyrus
Septal Area
Sensory Organs
The Eye
Structure
Eyelids, Lacrimal Apparatus, and Orbital Cavity
Muscles of the Eyeball
The Eyeball, Overview
Anterior Part of the Eye
Vascular Supply
Fundus of the Eye
Retina
Optic Nerve
Photoreceptors
Visual Pathway and Ocular Reflexes
Visual Pathway
Topographic Organization of the Visual Pathway
Ocular Reflexes
The Ear
Structure
Overview
Outer Ear
Middle Ear
Inner Ear
Cochlea
Organ of Corti
Organ of Balance
Vestibular Sensory Cells
Auditory Pathway and Vestibular Pathways
Auditory Pathway
Vestibular Pathways
Further Reading
Index

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