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Junqueira's Basic Histology: Text & Atlas

By: Anthony L Mescher(Author)
544 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations, colour tables, includes CD-ROM
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Junqueira's Basic Histology: Text & Atlas
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The histology text the medical field turns to first – authoritative, concise, beautifully illustrated, and completely up-to-date. It offers more than 600 full-color illustrations. For more than three decades, Junquiera's Basic Histology has been unmatched in its ability to explain the relationship between cell and tissue structure with their function in the human body. Updated to reflect the latest research in the field and enhanced with more than 600 full-color illustrations, the thirteenth edition of Junqueira's Basic Histology represents the most comprehensive and modern approach to understanding medical histology available anywhere.


1. Histology and Its Methods of Study
Preparation of Tissues for Study
Light Microscopy
Electron Microscopy
Cell & Tissue Culture
Histochemistry & Cytochemistry
Detection Methods Using Specific Interactions Between Molecules
Problems in the Study of Tissue Sections
2. The Cytoplasm
Cell Differentiation
Cytoplasmic Organelles
The Cytoskeleteon
3. The Cell Nucleus
Components of the Nucleus
Cell Division
The Cell Cycle
Stem Cells and Tissue Renewal
4. Epithelial Tissue
Characteristic Features of Epithelial Cells
Specializations of the Apical Cell Surface
Types of Epithelia
Transport Across Epithelia
Renewal of Epithelial Cells
5. Connective Tissue
Cells of Connective Tissue
Ground Substance
Types of Connective Tissue
6. Adipose Tissue
White Adipose Tissue
Brown Adipose Tissue
7. Cartilage
Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Cartilage
Cartilage Formation, Growth and Repair
8. Bone
Bone Cells
Bone Matrix
Periosteum & Endostreum
Types of Bone
Bone Growth, Remodeling, & Repair
Metabolic Role of Bone
9. Nerve Tissue & The Nervous System
Development of Nerve Tissue
Glial Cells & Neuronal Activity
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Neural Plasticity & Regeneration
10. Muscle Tissue
Skeletal Muscle
Cardiac Muscle
Smooth Muscle
Rengeneration of Muscle Tissue
11. The Circulatory System
Tissues of the Vascular Wall
Structural Plan of Blood Vessels
Lymphatic Vascular System
12. Blood
Composition of Plasma
Blood Cells
13. Hemopoiesis
Stem Cells, Growth Factors, & Differentiation
Bone Marrow
Maturation of Erythrocytes
Maturation of Granulocytes
Maturation of Agranulocytes
Origin of Platelets
14. The Immune System & Lymphoid Organs
Cells of the Immune System
Types of Immune Responses
Lymphoid Tissues
Musoca-Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT)
Lymph Nodes
15. Digestive Tract
General Structure of the Digestive Tract
Oral Cavity
Small Intestine
Large Intestine
16. Organs Associated with the Digestive Tract
Salivary Glands
Hepatic Lobule Structure & Function
Biliary Tract & Gallbladder
17. The Respiratory System
Respiratory Epithelium
Nasal Cavities
Sinuses & Nasopharynx
Bronchial Tree & Lung
Pulmonary Vasculature & Nerves
Respiratory Movements
18. Skin
Subcutaneous Tissue
Vessels & Sensory Receptors
Glands of the Skin
19. The Urinary System
Blood Circulation
Ureters, Bladder, & Urethra
20. Endocrine Glands
Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis)
Adrenal Glands
Pancreatic Islets
Diffuse Neuroendocrine System
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Gland
Pineal Gland
21. The Male Reproductive System
Intratesticular Ducts
Excretory Genital Ducts
Accessory Glands
22. The Female Reproductive System
Uterine Tubes
Mammary Glands
23. The Eye and Ear: Special Sense Organs
Eyes: The Photoreceptor System
Ears: The Vestibuloauditory System
Appendix: Light Microscopy Stains
Figure Credits

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Anthony L. Mescher, Ph.D. is Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, IN

By: Anthony L Mescher(Author)
544 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations, colour tables, includes CD-ROM
Publisher: McGraw Hill
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