Appleton & Lange, 1998 - Health facilities, Proprietary - 494 pages
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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