Textbook of Veterinary Histology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780721681740, 9781416064954

Textbook of Veterinary Histology

1st Edition

Authors: Don Samuelson
eBook ISBN: 9781416064954
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 27th July 2006
Page Count: 560

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Logically organized by body system, this comprehensive resource provides in-depth coverage of the structure and function of the cells, tissues, and organs of a wide range of domestic animal species. Bridging the gap between the physiology and the gross anatomy of organisms, it also explores new discoveries being made in the areas of molecular biology and cytogenetics.

Key Features

  • Full-color coverage throughout, including more than 400 color figures that are grouped into major sections for quick reference
  • A wealth of electron micrographs and color micrographs demonstrate cell, tissue, and organ structure
  • A complete art program integrates illustrations and diagrams of cells and tissues to highlight structural-functional correlates
  • Helpful tables of histological features in each chapter summarize key concepts
  • A succinct style and format makes it easy to quickly find important information
  • Chapters begin with a list of key points
  • The author is a trained morphologist and has taught veterinary histology at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine for more than 15 years

Table of Contents

  1. Histotechniques

    2. The Cell

    3. The Epithelium

    4. Glands

    5. Connective Tissue

    6. Cartilage and Bone

    7. Blood and Hemopoiesis

    8. Muscle

    9. Nervous Tissue

    10. Circulatory System

    11. Respiratory System

    12. Immune System

    13. Integument

    14. Digestive System I, Oral Cavity and Alimentary Canal

    15. Digestive System II, Glands

    16. Urinary System

    17. Endocrine System

    18. Female Reproductive System

    19. Male Reproductive System

    20. Special Senses


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About the Author

Don Samuelson

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Chair of Research and Graduate Studies, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of S.A. Clinical Sciences, Gainesville, FL