Histology and Cell Biology: An Introduction to Pathology

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  • Abraham Kierszenbaum, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomical Sciences, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York, New York, NY
  • Laura Tres, MD, PhD, Medical (Clinical) Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, The City University of New York, New York, NY

Histology and Cell Biology: An Introduction to Pathology uses a wealth of vivid, full-color images to help you master histology and cell biology. Dr. Abraham L. Kierszenbaum presents an integrated approach that correlates normal histology with cellular and molecular biology, pathology, and clinical medicine throughout the text. A unique pictorial approach-through illustrative diagrams, photomicrographs, and pathology photographs-paired with bolded words, key clinical terms in red, and clinical boxes and "Essential Concepts" boxes that summarize important facts give you everything you need to prepare for your course exams as well as the USMLE Step 1.
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Medical students in years 1 & 2 taking a Histology and/or Cell Biology course; students preparing for USMLE Step 1 exam. Secondary markets include Nursing, Vet and Allied Health students, premed and undergrad courses.


Book information

  • Published: March 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07842-9

Table of Contents

Part I Basic Tissues and Integrated Cell Biology

Chapter 1 Epithelium

Chapter 2 Epithelial Glands

Chapter 3 Cell Signaling

Chapter 4 Connective Tissue

Chapter 5 Osteogenesis

Chapter 6 Blood and Hematopoiesis

Chapter 7 Muscle Tissue

Chapter 8 Nervous Tissue

Chapter 9 Sensory Organs: Vision and Hearing

Part II Organ Systems: Protection of the Body

Chapter 10 Immune-Lymphatic System

Chapter 11 Integumentary System

Part III Organ Systems: Blood Circulatory Systems

Chapter 12 Cardiovascular System

Chapter 13 Respiratory System

Chapter 14 Urinary System

Part IV Organ Systems: The Alimentary System

Chapter 15 Upper Digestive Segment

Chapter 16 Lower Digestive Segment

Chapter 17 Digestive Glands

Part V Organ Systems: The Endocrine System

Chapter 18 Neuroendocrine System

Chapter 19 Endocrine System

Part VI Organ Systems: Reproductive System

Chapter 20 Spermatogenesis

Chapter 21 Sperm Transport and Maturation

Chapter 22 Follicle Development and the Menstrual Cycle

Chapter 23 Fertilization, Placentation, and Lactation