Histology: The Big Picture

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 19, 2012 - Science - 320 pages
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Get the BIG PICTURE of Histology – and zero-in on what you really need to know to ace the course and board exams!

400 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS

Medical Histology: The Big Picture is a different kind of study tool. With an emphasis on what you “need to know” versus “what’s nice to know”, and featuring more than 400 full-color illustrations and micrographs, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of human histology. You’ll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time.

With just right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, this unique combination text and atlas features:

  • An efficient, study-enhancing design consisting of text on the left-hand page and related illustrations on the right-hand page – allowing you to grasp individual principles, one concept at a time
  • The inclusion of detail, often clinical in nature, that clarifies the link between the structural and functional applications of histology
  • Review questions and answers at the end of each chapter
  • A complete final exam at the end of the book
  • Icons that indicate high-yield, clinically relevant concepts
  • Key Structures highlighted when they first appear to indicate their importance
  • More than 400 full-color illustrations and micrographs depicting essential histology
  • Concise, easy-to-remember bulleted text
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Epithelium
1
Chapter 2 Connective Tissue Proper
19
Chapter 3 Cartilage
35
Chapter 4 Bone
43
Chapter 5 Muscle Tissue
55
Chapter 6 Nervous Tissue
69
Chapter 7 Cardiovascular System
89
Chapter 8 Blood and Hematopoiesis
103
Chapter 11 Skin
159
Chapter 12 Digestive System
171
Chapter 13 Urinary System
197
Chapter 14 Endocrine System
211
Chapter 15 Female Reproductive System
233
Chapter 16 Male Reproductive System
251
Chapter 17 Final Examination
263
Index
283

Chapter 9 Immune System
125
Chapter 10 Respiratory System
145

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About the author (2012)

John (Rick) F. Ash, PhD has been the course director for Histology for many years and is a distinguished scientist in the field of cellular neuroscience.

David Morton, PhD teaches medical gross anatomy and histology to medical and health professional students at University of Utah. David is a recent PhD in Gross Anatomy, and is now the course director for medical gross anatomy.

Sheryl A. Scott, PhD is the Associate Chair of neurobiology and Anatomy, as well as the Director of Graduate Studies. Dr. Scott's research focuses on neuronal development.

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