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Overview

Take a simple approach to understanding the fundamentals with Wheater's Functional Histology. Offering concise text accompanied by hundreds of captions and images of histology slides, this best-selling textbook will equip you with all the must-know histology information you need to complete your courses and ace your exams.

All (print) purchasers receive the complete, downloadable eBook (via Student Consult) - which now includes an all new bank of multiple choice questions to test your understanding and aid exam preparation. 

  • Recognize the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and how it relates to function with the help of over 900 high-quality histology images and illustrations.
  • Master how to apply histology in a clinical context through coverage of common clinical conditions in each chapter.
  • Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including all of the images, a virtual histolab, and USMLE-style self-assessment questions and rationales.
  • Gain a rich understanding of histology through simple, concise text and captions that are thoroughly updated with the most recent research and new discoveries.
  • All (print) purchasers receive the complete, downloadable eBook (via Student Consult) - which now includes an all new bank of multiple choice questions to test your understanding and aid exam preparation. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702054884
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/09/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 1,001,526
File size: 63 MB
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About the Author

Geraldine O’Dowd is a Consultant Diagnostic Pathologist for Lanarkshire NHS Board and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow. Geraldine lead the author team on the most recent edition of Wheater’s Pathology, as well as being both a previous author on the 5th edition of that title and an author on the 6th edition of Wheater’s Functional Histology

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

6th edition

Part 1—The cell

1 Cell Structure and Function

2 Cell Cycle and Replication

Part 2—Basic tissue types

3 Blood, Haemopoiesis and Bone Marrow

4 Supporting/Connective Tissues

5 Epithelial Tissues

6 Muscle

7 Nervous Tissues

Part 3—Organ systems

8 Circulatory System

9 Skin

10 Skeletal Tissues

11 Immune System

12 Respiratory System

13 Oral Tissues

14 Gastrointestinal Tract

15 Liver and Pancreas

16 Urinary System

17 The Endocrine System

18 Male Reproductive System

19 Female Reproductive System

20 Central Nervous System

21 Special Sense Organs

Appendices

Appendix 1: Introduction to Microscopy

Appendix 2: Notes on Staining Techniques

Appendix 3: Glossary of Terms

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