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Stevens & Lowe's Human Histology, 4th Edition

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Stevens & Lowe's Human Histology, 4th Edition

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"A well produced book that our trainees and students like." By PathLab.org, March 2015

    • Learn from an easy-to-read writing style and well-designed, full-color layout to present of all histology's need-to-know content.
    • Conveniently access important information through a design that sets off the key laboratory, clinical, and high-level scientific material in boxes.
      • Take advantage of an increased amount of clinical content and photos.
      • Master the basics of the field with an enhanced focus on cell biology.
      • Quickly review important information with reviews available at the end of each chapter and online, Key Facts boxes throughout the chapters, MCQs in the text, plus 180 additional review questions online.
      • Easily visualize complex procedures and concepts with nearly 900 illustrations, photos, and graphics.
      • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

      1. Histology

      Introduction

      Cells are Basic Functional Units

      Histology in Other Disciplines

      Techniques Used in Histology and Cell Biology

      2. The Cell

      Introduction

      Cell Membranes

      Transport In and Out of Cells

      Cytosol

      The Nucleus

      Mitochondria

      Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) and Golgi Vesicles

      Cytoskeleton

      Cell Inclusions and Storage Products

      Cell Division

      Cell Death

      3. Epithelial Cells

      Introduction

      Epithelial Cell Junctions

      Epithelial Cell Surface Specializations

      Secretory Adaptations

      Barrier Function of Epithelium

      4. Support Cells and the Extracellular Matrix

      Introduction

      Extracellular Matrix

      Basement Membrane and External Lamina

      Cell Adhesion to Extracellular Matrix

      Support Cell Family

      5. Contractile Cells

      Introduction

      Skeletal Muscle

      Cardiac Muscle

      Smooth Muscle

      Myofibroblasts

      Pericytes

      Myoepithelial Cells

      6. Nervous Tissue

      Introduction

      Nerve Cells (Neurons)

      Myelin

      Central Nervous System

      Peripheral Nervous System

      7. Blood Cells

      Introduction

      Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells

      Red Blood Cells

      White Blood Cells

      Platelets

      Haemopoiesis

      Bone Marrow

      8. Immune System

      Introduction

      Lymphocytes

      Macrophages and Dendritic Cells

      Bone Marrow

      Thymus

      Lymph Nodes

      Spleen

      Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue

      9. Blood and Lymphatic Circulatory Systems and Heart

      Introduction

      Blood Circulatory System

      Lymphatic Circulatory System

      Stem Cells and the Vascualature

      The Heart

      Stem Cells and the Heart

      10. Respiratory System

      Introduction

      Upper Respiratory Tract

      Distal Respiratory Tract

      Pulmonary Vasculature

      Pleura

      11. Alimentary Tract

      Introduction

      Oral Cavity and its Contents

      Teeth

      Dentinogenesis and Odontoblasts

      Ameloblasts and Enamel Formation

      Cementum and Periodontal Ligament

      Tooth Development

      The Gums

      Salivary Glands

      Transport Passages

      Oesophagus

      Anal Canal

      Digestive Tract

      Stomach

      Small Intestine

      Exocrine Pancreas

      Large Intestine

      Appendix

      12. Liver

      Introduction

      Liver Vasculature

      Hepatocytes

      Functional Organization of Hepatocytes

      Intrahepatic Biliary Tree

      Gallbladder

      13. Musculoskeletal System

      Introduction

      Skeletal Muscle

      Muscle Attachments

      Bone

      Bone Cells

      Mineralization of Osteoid

      Bone Modeling

      Joints

      14. Endocrine System

      Introduction

      Endocrine Cell and Tissue Specialization

      Pituitary

      Anterior Pituitary

      Posterior Pituitary

      Hypothalamus

      Pineal Gland

      Thyroid Gland

      Parathyroid

      Adrenals

      Adrenal Cortex

      Adrenal Medulla

      Pancreas

      Ovary and Testis

      Diffuse Neuroendocrine System

      Paraganglia

      15. Urinary System

      Introduction

      Outline of the Urinary System

      Kidney Structure

      Kidney Function

      Kidney Vasculature

      Renal Microcirculation

      Nephron

      Glomerulus

      Glomerular Filtration Barrier

      Mesangium

      Tubular and Collecting System

      Abnormalities of Tubular Function

      Renal Interstitium

      Juxtaglomerular Apparatus

      Erythropoietin Synthesis

      Lymphatic Drainage and Nerve Supply of the Kidney

      Lower Urinary Tract

      16. Male Reproduc

      James S. Lowe, BMedSci, BMBS, DM, FRCPath, Professor of Neuropathology, University of Nottingham Medical School, Nottingham, UK and Peter G. Anderson, DVM, PhD, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Director of Pathology Undergraduate Education, Department of Pathology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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