Moran & Rowleys Visual Histology Text Atlas

Histology Text-Atlas Book


The concise, illustrated Visual Histology Text Atlas by Moran & Rowley, was originally published in “hard copy” where it was a best-seller. An excellent preview and review of histology, it is now available as an iBook to use in conjunction with the Moran & Rowley Histology Series. Some significant points:

Use the Visual Histology Text-Atlas for online review of course materials before exams. It it is now a available as full length eBook.

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CONTENTS (Click on desired chapter)

Contents | Introduction | Cells | Epithelia | Connective Tissue | Blood | Cartilage | Bone | Muscle | Nerves | Skin | Circulatory System | Respiratory System | Oral Cavity | Alimentary Canal | Pancreas Liver And Gallbladder | Urinary System | Immune System | Male Reproductive System | Female Reproductive System | Endocrine System | The Senses |Appendix | Glossary

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CHAPTER 1. Cells

Plate 1-1. The Pancreatic Acinar Cell: A Protein Factory
Plate 1-2. The Paneth Cell: A Glycoprotein Factory
Plate 1-3. The Goblet Cell: A Mucus Factory
Plate 1-4. The Ovarian Endocrine Cell: A Steroid Factory
Plate 1-5. The Osteocyte: A Quiescent Cell
Plate 1-6. The Cytoplasm As Cell Product: Blood And Muscle Cells
Plate 1-7. Stages In The Life Of A Cell: The Lymphocyte And The Plasma Cell
Plate 1-8. The Ciliated Cell: Specializations Of The Cell Surface

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CHAPTER 2. Epithelia

Plate 2-1. Simple Squamous Epithelium: The Lung
Plate 2-2. Simple Cuboidal Epithelium: The Thyroid Gland
Plate 2-3. Simple Columnar Epithelium: The Intestine
Plate 2-4. Stratified Squamous Epithelium: The Esophagus
Plate 2-5. Pseudostratified Columnar Epithelium: The Trachea

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CHAPTER 3. Connective Tissue

Plate 3-1. Dense Irregular Connective Tissue
Plate 3-2. Dense Regular Connective Tissue: The Tendon
Plate 3-3. Reticular Fibers: The Framework Of The Spleen
Plate 3-4. Fibroblasts, Mast Cells, And Macrophages





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CHAPTER 4. Blood

Plate 4-1. The Red Blood Cell
Plate 4-2. White Blood Cells: The Granulocytes
Plate 4-3. White Blood Cells: The Agranulocytes

CHAPTER 5. Cartilage

Plate 5-1. Hyaline Cartilage
Plate 5-2. Elastic Cartilage and Fibrocartilage


Plate 6-1. Compact Bone: The Osteon
Plate 6-2. Bone: Remodeling And The Osteoclast
Plate 6-3. The Osteocyte
Plate 6-4. Bone Growth: The Osteon And Periosteum

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CHAPTER 7. Muscle

Plate 7-1. The Skeletal Muscle Fiber
Plate 7-2. Skeletal Muscle: The Sarcomere
Plate 7-3. The Heart: Cardiac Muscle
Plate 7-4. Smooth Muscle

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CHAPTER 8. Nerves

Plate 8-1. The Motor Neuron
Plate 8-2. The Myelinated Nerve Fiber
Plate 8-3. The Unmyelinated Nerve Fiber
Plate 8-4. The Myelin Sheath And The Synapse
Plate 8-5. Ganglion Cells Of The Autonomic Nervous System


Plate 9-1. Thick Skin: The Epidermis
Plate 9-2. Thin Skin: The Scalp
Plate 9-3. Skin: Epidermal Derivatives

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CHAPTER 10. The Circulatory System

Plate 10-1. The Aorta And Vena Cava
Plate 10-2. Medium-Sized Artery And Vein
Plate 10-3. Arterioles, Capillaries, And Lymphatic Vessels
Plate 10-4. The Heart: The Wall Of The Atrium

CHAPTER 11. The Respiratory System

Plate 11-1. The Trachea
Plate 11-2. The Bronchiole
Plate 11-3. The Terminal Bronchiole
Plate 11-4. The Respiratory Bronchiole And Alveolus

CHAPTER 12. The Oral Cavity

Plate 12-1. The Developing Tooth
Plate 12-2. The Tongue, Part 1
Plate 12-3. The Tongue, Part 11
Plate 12-4. The Salivary Gland
Plate 12-5. The Salivary Gland; Acini And Ducts

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CHAPTER 13. The Alimentary Canal

Plate 13-1. The Esophagus
Plate 13-2. The Stomach
Plate 13-3. The Gastric Glands
Plate 13-4. The Duodenum
Plate 13-5. The Duodenum: Villus And Submucosa
Plate 13-6. The Jejunum
Plate 13-7. The Jejunum: Intestinal Glands And Outer Wall
Plate 13-8. The Ileum
Plate 13-9. The Colon, Part I
Plate 13-10. The Colon, Part II

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CHAPTER 14. Pancreas, Liver, And Gallbladder

Plate 14-1. The Pancreas
Plate 14-2. The Liver
Plate 14-3. The Gallbladder

CHAPTER 15. The Urinary System

Plate 15-1. Kidney, Part I: The Renal Cortex
Plate 15-2. Kidney, Part II: The Renal Corpuscle
Plate 15-3. Kidney, Part III: The Renal Medulla
Plate 15-4. The Urinary Bladder

CHAPTER 16. Organs Of The Immune System

Plate 16-1. The Lymph Node, Part I
Plate 16-2. The Lymph Node, Part II
Plate 16-3. The Spleen, Part I: Red Pulp
Plate 16-4. The Spleen, Part II: Venous Sinuses
Plate 16-5. The Thymus

CHAPTER 17. The Male Reproductive System

Plate 17-1. The Seminiferous Tubule Of The Testis
Plate 17-2. The Epididymis
Plate 17-3. The Vas Deferens
Plate 17-4. The Prostate Gland
Plate 17-5. The Seminal Vesicles

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CHAPTER 18. The Female Reproductive System

Plate 18-1. The Ovary
Plate 18-2. The Ovary: Primary And Secondary Follicles
Plate 18-3. The Ovary: The Tertiary Follicle
Plate 18-4. The Oviduct
Plate 18-5. The Uterus

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CHAPTER 19. The Endocrine System

Plate 19-1. The Thyroid Gland
Plate 19-2. The Adrenal Cortex
Plate 19-3. Cells Of The Adrenal Gland
Plate 19-4. The Pituitary Gland
Plate 19-5. Cells Of The Pituitary Gland

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CHAPTER 20. The Senses

Plate 20-1. The Eye: Sclera, Choroid, And Retina
Plate 20-2. The Eye: The Retina
Plate 20-3. The Eye: Photoreceptors Of The Retina
Plate 20-4. The Ear: The Organ Of Corti
Plate 20-5. The Nose: Respiratory And Olfactory Epithelia
Plate 20-6. The Nose: Olfactory Receptors
Plate 20-7. The Tongue: The Taste Bud



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VOL.1 Use of the Light Microscope

Here, Dr. David Moran presents an easy, accurate way to align a light microscope to produce the best images with the highest resolution. Then, using through-the-lens technology with a Zeiss laboratory microscope, he shows you ways of obtaining striking images through phase contrast microscopy and Nomarski interference contrast microscopy. Students can master the material during the 30 minutes it takes to watch this video program. After your purchase is complete, you will receive a link watch the video for 48 hours and 10 viewing sessions.

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VOL.26 Final Examination

This DVD program is a “Practical Exam” that provides a forum for student self-testing of the basic subjects of histology covered by the preceding twenty-five half-hour DVD video programs. Here, Dr. Dave Moran shows light micrographs of specific histologic specimens and asks pointed questions about the scientific name, structure, and function of specific elements contained within the micrograph shown on the screen. Having asked the question — and giving students the time to formulate their answer — Dr. Dave gives a detailed answer. This video is a great tool for self-teaching as well as for self-evaluation. One of our favorites and an ideal “finale” for the Visual Histology DVD Series. After your purchase is complete, you will receive a link watch the video for 48 hours and 10 viewing sessions.

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