Netter's Essential Histology

2nd Edition

with Student Consult Access


  • William Ovalle
  • Patrick Nahirney
  • Key Features

    • Gain a rich understanding of this vital subject through the succinct explanatory histology text.
    • Learn to recognize both normal and diseased structures at the microscopic level with the aid of succinct explanatory text as well as numerous clinical boxes.
    • Access the entire contents and ancillary components online at Student Consult, view images and histology slides at different magnifications, and watch new narrated video overviews of each chapter.
    • Take your learning one step further with the purchase of Netter's Histology Flash Cards (sold separately), designed to reinforce your understanding of how the human body works in health as well as illness and injury.

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: CELL AND TISSUES

    1. The Cell

    2. Epithelium and Exocrine Glands

    3. Connective Tissue

    4. Muscle Tissue

    5. Nervous Tissue

    6. Cartilage and Bone

    7. Blood and Bone Marrow

    Section 2: SYSTEMS

    8. Cardiovascular System

    9. Lymphoid System

    10. Endocrine System

    11. Integumentary System

    12. Upper Digestive System

    13. Lower Digestive System

    14. Liver, Gallbladder, and Exocrine Pancreas

    15. Respiratory System

    16. Urinary System

    17. Male Reproductive System

    18. Female Reproductive System

    19. Eye and Adnexa

    20. Special Senses


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    © 2013
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    About the editors

    William Ovalle

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of British Columbia, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Patrick Nahirney

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Anatomy and Histology, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada