Stevens & Lowe

Stevens & Lowe's Human Histology

Master the latest in the ever-evolving field of histology with the in-depth and visually engaging Stevens and Lowe’s Human Histology. Intended as a complete introduction to the subject, this updated medical reference book incorporates clinical correlations and case studies with the basic information that's essential for students to thrive in the medical environment.

Paperback, 448 Pages

Published: September 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3502-0

Contents

  • 1. Histology

    Introduction

    Cells are Basic Functional Units

    Histology in Other Disciplines

    Techniques Used in Histology and Cell Biology

    2. 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

    3. Epithelial Cells

    Introduction

    Epithelial Cell Junctions

    Epithelial Cell Surface Specializations

    Secretory Adaptations

    Barrier Function of Epithelium

    4. Support Cells and the Extracellular Matrix

    Introduction

    Extracellular Matrix

    Basement Membrane and External Lamina

    Cell Adhesion to Extracellular Matrix

    Support Cell Family

    5. Contractile Cells

    Introduction

    Skeletal Muscle

    Cardiac Muscle

    Smooth Muscle

    Myofibroblasts

    Pericytes

    Myoepithelial Cells

    6. Nervous Tissue

    Introduction

    Nerve Cells (Neurons)

    Myelin

    Central Nervous System

    Peripheral Nervous System

    7. Blood Cells

    Introduction

    Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells

    Red Blood Cells

    White Blood Cells

    Platelets

    Haemopoiesis

    Bone Marrow

    8. Immune System

    Introduction

    Lymphocytes

    Macrophages and Dendritic Cells

    Bone Marrow

    Thymus

    Lymph Nodes

    Spleen

    Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue

    9. Blood and Lymphatic Circulatory Systems and Heart

    Introduction

    Blood Circulatory System

    Lymphatic Circulatory System

    Stem Cells and the Vascualature

    The Heart

    Stem Cells and the Heart

    10. Respiratory System

    Introduction

    Upper Respiratory Tract

    Distal Respiratory Tract

    Pulmonary Vasculature

    Pleura

    11. 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

    Oesophagus

    Anal Canal

    Digestive Tract

    Stomach

    Small Intestine

    Exocrine Pancreas

    Large Intestine

    Appendix

    12. Liver

    Introduction

    Liver Vasculature

    Hepatocytes

    Functional Organization of Hepatocytes

    Intrahepatic Biliary Tree

    Gallbladder

    13. Musculoskeletal System

    Introduction

    Skeletal Muscle

    Muscle Attachments

    Bone

    Bone Cells

    Mineralization of Osteoid

    Bone Modeling

    Joints

    14. Endocrine System

    Introduction

    Endocrine Cell and Tissue Specialization

    Pituitary

    Anterior Pituitary

    Posterior Pituitary

    Hypothalamus

    Pineal Gland

    Thyroid Gland

    Parathyroid

    Adrenals

    Adrenal Cortex

    Adrenal Medulla

    Pancreas

    Ovary and Testis

    Diffuse Neuroendocrine System

    Paraganglia

    15. 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

    Abnormalities of Tubular Function

    Renal Interstitium

    Juxtaglomerular Apparatus

    Erythropoietin Synthesis

    Lymphatic Drainage and Nerve Supply of the Kidney

    Lower Urinary Tract

    16. Male Reproductive System

    Introduction

    Testes

    Epididymis

    Vas Deferens

    Seminal Vesicles

    Prostate

    Bulbourethral Glands

    Penis

    Endocrine Control

    17. Female Reproductive System

    Introduction

    Mons Pubis, Labia Majora and Labia Minora

    Clitoris

    Vagina

    Uterus

    Ovary

    Menstrual Cycle

    Pregnancy

    Trophoblast

    18. Skin and Breast

    Introduction

    Epidermis

    Skin Appendages

    Dermis

    Subcutaneous Tissue

    Features of Skin in Different Sites

    Breast

    19. Special Senses

    Introduction

    Ear

    Eye

    Appendix: Answers

    Index

Advertisement

advert image