Histology and Cell Biology: Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

Histology and Cell Biology: Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

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Histology and Cell Biology: Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

Histology and Cell Biology Examination and Board Review is specifically designed to help you make the most of your study time – whether you're studying histology and cell biology for the first time or reviewing for course exams or the USMLE. With this focused review you will be able to pinpoint your weak areas then improve your comprehension with learning aids especially designed to help you understand and retain even the most difficult material.

You will find complete easy-to-follow coverage of all the need-to-know material: fundamental concepts, the four basic tissue types, and organs and organ systems – presented in a consistent, time-saving design. At the conclusion of the book, you will find a Diagnostic Final Exam that has been updated with longer, case-related stems that mimic the USMLE Step 1 examination.

Each chapter is devoted to one specific topic and includes learning aids such as:

Objectives pointing out significant facts and concepts you must know about each topic

MAX-Yield™ study questions directing you to key facts needed to master material most often covered on exams

A synopsis presented in outline form reviewing all the basic histology and related cell biology covered on exams

Multiple-choice questions written in the style most commonly used in medical school

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071476652
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/16/2010
Series: LANGE Basic Science Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 888,294
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Professional School 101: You're Not in College Anymore ix

How to Use This Book xi

Abbreviations xv

Part I Fundamental Concepts

1 Methods of Study 1

2 The Plasma Membrane & Cytoplasm 23

3 The Nucleus & Cell Cycle 47

Part II The Four Basic Tissue Types

4 Epithelial Tissue 59

5 Connective Tissue 73

6 Adipose Tissue 87

7 Cartilage 93

8 Bone 99

Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Connective Tissues 111

9 Nerve Tissue 113

10 Muscle Tissue 131

Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Basic Tissue Types 146

Part III Organs & Organ Systems

11 Circulatory System 149

12 Peripheral Blood 163

13 Hematopoiesis 175

14 Lymphoid System 187

15 Digestive Tract 207

16 Glands Associated with the Digestive Tract 229

Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: The Digestive System 243

17 Respiratory System 247

18 Skin 261

19 Urinary System 277

20 Pituitary Gland & Hypothalamus 293

21 Adrenals, Islets of Langerhans, Thyroid, Parathyroids, & Pineal Body 305

22 Male Reproductive System 317

23 Female Reproductive System 331

Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: The Endocrine System 351

24 Sense Organs 353

25 Diagnostic Final Examination 375

Index 409

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