Key Features

  • The book will enable the reader to critically evaluate the microscopic structures of tissues and organs and to recognize the association between morphology and cell activity with
    • Introductory text at the beginning of each chapter summarising the key aspects of morphology
    • A "Macro to Micro" approach, with low magnifications of organs or tissues that enable better appreciation of the relevance of higher magnification images
    • Images and artworks integrated into the text
  • Additionally this text reproduces in print format, histologic images that come closer to what is seen down the microscope than any other book. This has been achieved through painstaking preparation of original slides and editing to colour correct where necessary.

Table of Contents

Preface

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction


The Cell

Origin of Primary Tissue Types

Blood

Epithelium

Connective or Supporting Tissue

Muscle

Nervous System

Circulatory System

Skin

Skeletal Tissues

Immune System

Respiratory System

Oral and Salivary Tissues

Gastrointestinal Tract

Liver, Gall Bladder and Pancreas

Urinary System

Endocrine System

Female Reproductive System

Male Reproductive System

Special Senses

Index

Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Australia
Print ISBN:
9780729538374

About the author

Jeffrey Kerr

Affiliations and Expertise

Jeffrey B Kerr PhD Associate Professor Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology Monash University, Melbourne, Australia