Wheater's Functional Histology

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 31, 2006 - Medical - 448 pages
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This best-selling atlas contains over 900 images and illustrations to help you learn and review the microstructure of human tissues. The book starts with a section on general cell structure and replication. Basic tissue types are covered in the following section, and the third section presents the microstructures of each of the major body systems. The highest -quality color light micrographs and electron micrograph images are accompanied by concise text and captions which explain the appearance, function, and clinical significance of each image. The accompanying website lets you view all the images from the atlas with a "virtual microscope", allowing you to view the image at a variety of pre-set magnifications.
  • Utilizes "virtual microscope" function on the website, allowing you to see images first in low-powered and then in high powered magnification.
  • Incorporates new information on histology of bone marrow, male reproductive system, respiratory system, pancreas, blood, cartilage, muscle types, staining methods, and more.
  • Uses Color coding at the side of each page to make it easier to access information quickly and efficiently.
  • Includes access to www.studentconsult.com, an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources!
 

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Contents

Basic tissue types
45
Organ systems
151
Appendices
426

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About the author (2006)

Barbara Young is the translator of this book.

Alan Stevens has written, edited and developed numerous publications on telefantasy series, including The Prisoner, Doctor Who and Blake's 7 (notably Liberation: the Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Blake's 7, also from Telos). Since the early 1990s, he has produced a number of documentaries, serials and dramas for radio and independent audio release, including The Prisoner-inspired Blake's 7/Doctor Who spinoff series Kaldor City.

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