Wheater's Review of Histology & Basic Pathology

1st Edition


Key Features

  • Helps you assess your knowledge, and understand the rationale for correct answers, through more than 500 full USMLE-style questions in a clinical vignette format—with answers referenced to the Wheater’s texts.
  • Provides a vivid, visual review through more than 350 high-quality full-color photomicrographs and superb illustrations from the Wheater’s texts.
  • Presents a realistic test-taking experience with a final comprehensive exam of 30 questions on random topics that mimics the format of the USMLE Step 1.
  • Makes study easier with chapters arranged to match the systems-based table of contents in Wheater's Functional Histology, 5th Edition.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 – The Cell

  1. Cell Structure and Function
  2. Cell Cycle and Replication
  3. Part 2 – Basic Tissue Types

  4. Blood
  5. Supporting/Connective Tissues
  6. Epithelial Tissues
  7. Muscle
  8. Nervous Tissues
  9. Part 3 – Organ Systems

  10. Circulatory System
  11. Skin
  12. Skeletal Tissues
  13. Immune System
  14. Respiratory System
  15. Oral Tissue
  16. Gastrointestinal Tract
  17. Liver and Pancreas
  18. Urinary System
  19. Endocrine System
  20. Male Reproductive System
  21. Female Reproductive System
  22. Central Nervous System
  23. Special Sense Organs


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Churchill Livingstone
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About the authors

Kate Baldwin

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Anatomy, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC