Basic Histology: Text & Atlas

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McGraw-Hill, 2005 - Medical - 502 pages
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Recognized as the leading medical histology text in the world, Basic Histology: Text & Atlas offers the most comprehensive approach to the relationship between tissue structure and function and the physiologic response in the human body. Completely updated and redesigned in true-to-life color, it continues to pave the way as the most authoritative text of its kind. Showcases more than 600 high-quality photomicrographs, electron micrographs, and illustrations, 500 of which are in full color; emphasizes cell biology as the most fundamental approach to understanding structure and function of tissues and organs; clear and comprehensive explanations of microscopic anatomy; full-color photomicrographs prepared from new tissue samples feature distinctive labeling that clearly pinpoints the elements of interest and enhances the didactic nature of the book; bonus image library CD-ROM includes all of the photomicrographs and illustrations in the book; medical applications relate histology to pathobiology, diagnosis, and clinical aspects of disease; key concepts highlighted in each chapter; newly revised and updated to reflect recent findings and interpretations in the field, including molecular biology, intercellular communications, human genomics, and the structure and function of specific organ systems; impressive collection of photomicrographs and illustrations summarizes morphologic and functional features of cells, tissues, and organs; and concise discussion of the structure and function of cells, the four basic body tissues, and each organ and organ system. - Back cover.

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

Jos Carneiro, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Institute of Biomedical Sciences
University of So Paulo
So Paulo, Brazil

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