Gray's Anatomy Elsevier - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 40th Edition
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Gray's Anatomy Elsevier - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 40th Edition


A universal landmark in medicine ever since Drs. Henry Gray and H.V. Carter published the first edition in 1858, Gray's Anatomy now celebrates its 150th anniversary! From state-of-the-art coverage of important new areas such as functional neuroimaging, embryogenesis, and biomechanics . . . through a comprehensively revamped, lavish full-color art program . . . as well as convenient access to the complete contents online, with downloadable illustrations, the new 40th Edition sets a new world standard for accuracy, clarity, and clinical relevance. It is THE place to turn when you want to be sure about the anatomical considerations that pertain to safe and effective practice. You'll find it an invaluable clinical resource, a pleasure to consult, and a reference that you'll be proud to have on your shelf.
  • Fastidious editing by an esteemed group of clinicians and anatomists, with support from hundreds of contributors and specialist reviewers worldwide, ensures the most detailed and dependable coverage of anatomy available anywhere, including in-depth information on normal variants.
  • A regional organization collects all relevant material on each body area together in one place, for easy clinical reference.
  • Meticulously enhanced and updated artwork throughout - with 2,000 images now in full color - provide a more consistent, coherent view of every anatomical detail, providing practitioners across all specialties with the best, most clinically helpful visual understanding available.
  • 200 completely new radiologic, CT, MR, and other imaging studies vividly capture anatomy as it is primarily seen by physicians.
  • Significantly expanded clinical discussions emphasize considerations that may affect medical care.
  • Online access via Expert Consult allows you to reference the book's complete contents from any computer, fully searchable, and download thousands of detailed anatomical illustrations.
Contributors and reviewers


Bibliography of selected titles

An historical introduction to Gray's Anatomy Ruth Richardson

Anatomical nomenclature


Section Editor: Caroline Wigley

With specialist contributions by Michael A Adams (chapter 5), Sue M Black (5), Patricia Dolan (5), William C Earnshaw (1), Paul A Felts (3), Andrew JT George (4), Jonathan C Kentish (6), W Niall A Kirkpatrick (7), Mary-Clare C Miller (7), Jagdeep Nanchahal (7), Terence A Partridge (5), Jeremy PT Ward (6)

Reviewers: Robert F Brooks (chapter 2), E Birgitte Lane (7), Roger J Morris (1)

New images supplied by Peter A Helliwell (chapters 2–7), Joe Mathew (2–7) Bart Wagner (1–7)
1 Basic structure and function of cells
2 Integrating cells into tissues
3 Nervous system
4 Blood, lymphoid tissues and haemopoiesis
5 Functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
6 Smooth muscle and the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems
7 Skin and its appendages


Section Editor: Patricia Collins

With specialist contributions by Peter R Braude (chapters 8, 11), Eric Jauniaux (9)

8 Preimplantation development
9 Implantation and placentation
10 Cell populations at gastrulation
11 Embryonic induction and cell division
12 Cell populations at the start of organogenesis
13 Early embryonic circulation
14 Pre- and postnatal development


Section Editor: Alan R Crossman

Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

With specialist contributions by Anthony Graham (chapter 24), Paul D Griffiths (17), Alan Jackson (16), Andres Lozano (21), Zoltan Molnár (24), David Neary (18–20, 23), Ronan O’Rahilly (24)
Reviewers: Tipu Aziz (chapter 22), Roy Weller (16)

15 Overview of the nervous system
16 Ventricular system and subarachnoid space
17 Vascular supply of the brain
18 Spinal cord: internal organization
19 Brain stem
20 Cerebellum
21 Diencephalon
22 Basal ganglia
23 Cerebral hemisphere
24 Development of the nervous system

Section 4 – HEAD AND NECK

Section Editor: Susan Standring

Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

Microstructure Editor: Caroline Wigley

With specialist contributions by Sue M Black (chapter 26), Ronald H Douglas (39, 40), Justin A Durham (30), David Furness (37), Michael Gleeson (36), Carole M Hackney (37), Bruce Jafek (32), Aadil A Khann (28), John G Lawrenson (39, 40), Stephen McHanwell (33, 34), Michael Monteiro (25, 28, 29), Gillian M Morriss-Kay (35), Ronan O’Rahilly (35), Hannes Petersen (38), Donald J Reid (30), Patricia Reynolds (31), Paul D Robinson (31), Jane Sowden (41), Ming Zhang (28), and including a number of figures based on an extensive ophthalmological collection by the late Gordon Ruskell (39,40)
Reviewers: Mike Gleeson (chapters 27, 37, 38), Nick Jones (32), Jaideep Pandit (28)

25 Head and neck: overview and surface anatomy

Head and neck

26 External skull
27 Intracranial region
28 Neck
29 Face and scalp

Upper aerodigestive tract

30 Oral cavity
31 Infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae and temporomandibular joint
32 Nose, nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
33 Pharynx
34 Larynx
35 Development of the head and neck

Special senses

36 External and middle ear
37 Inner ear
38 Development of the ear
39 The orbit and accessory visual apparatus
40 The eye
41 Development of the eye

Section 5 – THE BACK

Section Editor: Richard LM Newell

Embryology, Growth and Development Editor: Patricia Collins

With specialist contributions by Nikolai Bogduk (chapters 42, 43), Bodo EA Christ (44)

Susan Standring, PhD, DSc, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, Head of Anatomy and Human Sciences, King's College London, London, UK


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