Basic Histology

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This is the leading textbook for medical histology and microscopic anatomy courses. It features an updated description of the structure and function of cells and the function and specialization of the four tissue groups: epithelial, connective, adipose, and nerve. Chapters on the cytoplasm and cell nucleus are updated to include the most recent discoveries on cell biology. It also describes the cellular function of each organ. Clinical correlations are highlighted throughout the book.

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Nerve Tissue the Nervous System
The Cytoplasm
The Cell Nucleus

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Luiz Carlos Junqueira, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Medical School
University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Jose Carneiro, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Institute of Biomedical Sciences
University of Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil

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