Key Features

  • Recognize the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and how it relates to function with the help of over 900 high-quality histology images and illustrations.
  • Master how to apply histology in a clinical context through coverage of common clinical conditions in each chapter.
  • Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including all of the images, a virtual histolab, and USMLE-style self-assessment questions and rationales.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

6th edition

Part 1—The cell

1 Cell Structure and Function

2 Cell Cycle and Replication

Part 2—Basic tissue types

3 Blood, Haemopoiesis and Bone Marrow

4 Supporting/Connective Tissues

5 Epithelial Tissues

6 Muscle

7 Nervous Tissues

Part 3—Organ systems

8 Circulatory System

9 Skin

10 Skeletal Tissues

11 Immune System

12 Respiratory System

13 Oral Tissues

14 Gastrointestinal Tract

15 Liver and Pancreas

16 Urinary System

17 The Endocrine System

18 Male Reproductive System

19 Female Reproductive System

20 Central Nervous System

21 Special Sense Organs

Appendices

Appendix 1: Introduction to Microscopy

Appendix 2: Notes on Staining Techniques

Appendix 3: Glossary of Terms

 

Details

No. of pages:
464
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702047473
eBook ISBN:
9780702062445
eBook ISBN:
9780323241236
eBook ISBN:
9780702054884
eBook ISBN:
9780702062469
Print ISBN:
9780702047466

About the authors

Geraldine O'Dowd

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Diagnostic Pathologist, Lanarkshire NHS Board, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Phillip Woodford

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Staff Specialist, Anatomical Pathology and Cytopathology, Hunter Area Pathology Service, John Hunter Hospital, New Castle, New South Wales, Australia