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Gray's anatomy : the anatomical basis of clinical practice

Author: Henry Gray; Susan Standring
Publisher: Edinburgh : Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, cop. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 39th edView all editions and formats

A reference on various matters concerning human anatomy. It is also available as an e-dition.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Gray; Susan Standring
ISBN: 0443071683 9780443071683 0443071691 9780443071690
OCLC Number: 645060696
Description: xx, 1627 p. : il
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION AND SYSTEMIC OVERVIEW Anatomical Nomenclature . Basic Structure and Function of Cells . Integrating Cells into Tissues Systemic Overview: Nervous System . Blood, Lymphoid Tissues and Haemopoiesis . Functional Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System . Smooth Muscle and the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic systems . Skin and its Appendages . Endocrine System: Principles of Hormone Production and Secretion . Embryogenesis . Prenatal and Neonatal Growth II. NEUROANATOMY Overview of the Organization of the Nervous System . Autonomic Nervous System . Development of the Nervous System . Cranial Meninges . Ventricular System and Cerebrospinal Fluid . Vascular Supply of the Brain . Spinal Cord . Brain Stem . Cerebellum . Diencephalon . Cerebral Hemisphere . Basal Ganglia . Special Senses III. HEAD AND NECK Surface Anatomy of the Head and Neck . Overview of the Development of the Head and Neck Head: Skull and Mandible . Development of the Skull . Face and Scalp . Infratemporal Region and Temporomandibular Joint Neck and Upper Aerodigestive Tract: Neck . Nose, Nasal Cavity, Paranasal Sinuses and Pterygopalatine Fossa . Oral Cavity . Development of the Face and Neck . Pharynx . Larynx . Development of the Pharynx, Larynx and Oesophagus Ear and Auditory and Vestibular Apparatus: External and Middle Ear . Inner Ear . Development of the Ear The Bony Orbit and Peripheral and Accessory Visual Apparatus: The Orbit and its Contents . The Eye . Development of the Eye IV. BACK AND MACROSCOPIC ANATOMY OF THE SPINAL CORD Surface Anatomy of the Back . The Back . Macroscopic Anatomy of the Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves . Development of the Vertebral Column V. PECTORAL GIRDLE AND UPPER LIMB General Organization and Surface Anatomy of the Upper Limb . Pectoral Girdle, Shoulder Region and Axilla . Upper Arm . Elbow . Forearm . Wrist and Hand . Overview of Development of the Limbs . Development of the Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limb VI. THORAX Surface Anatomy of the Thorax . Chest Wall . Breast Heart and Mediastinum: Mediastinum . Heart and Great Vessels . Development of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems Lungs and Diaphragm: Microstructure of the Trachea, Bronchi and Lungs . Pleura, Lungs, Trachea and Bronchi . Diaphragm and Phrenic Nerve . Development of the Trachea, Lungs and Diaphragm VII. ABDOMEN AND PELVIS Introduction: Surface Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis . Anterior Abdominal Wall . Posterior Abdominal Wall and Retroperitoneum . Peritoneum and Peritoneal Cavity Gastrointestinal Tract: General Microstructure of the Gut Wall . Stomach and Abdominal Oesophagus Small Intestine: Microstructure of the Small Intestine . Duodenum . Jejunum and Ileum Large Intestine: Microstructure of the Large Intestine . Overview of the Large Intestine . Caecum . Vermiform Appendix . Ascending Colon . Transverse Colon . Descending Colon . Sigmoid Colon . Rectum . Anal Canal Hepatobiliary System Liver . Gall Bladder and Biliary Tree Pancreas, Spleen and Suprarenal Gland: Pancreas . Spleen . Suprarenal (Adrenal) Gland Development of the Peritoneal Cavity, Gastrointestinal Tract and its Adnexae: Development of the Peritoneal Cavity, Gastrointestinal Tract and its Adnexae Kidney and Ureter: Kidney . Ureter Bladder, Prostate and Ureter: Bladder . Male Urethra . Female Urethra . Prostate Male Reproductive System: Testes and Epididymes . Vas Deferens and Ejaculatory Ducts . Spermatic Cords and Scrotum . Penis . Accessory Glandular Structures Female Reproductive System: Ovaries . Uterine Tubes . Uterus . Implantation, Placentation, Pregnancy and Parturition . Vagina . Female External Genital Organs True Pelvis, Pelvic Floor and Perineum: True Pelvis, Pelvic Floor and Perineum Development of the Urogenital System: Development of the Urogenital System VIII. PELVIC GIRDLE AND LOWER LIMB General Organization and Surface Anatomy of the Lower Limb . Pelvic Girdle, Gluteal Region and Hip Joint . Thigh . Knee . Leg . Foot and Ankle . Development of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb Eponyms Index ..
Responsibility: [editor-in-Chief Susan Standring].


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