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Chapter-01 Introduction to Anatomy by Ashalatha PR (2015) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12590_2      

Anatomy is one of the oldest basic medical sciences which deals with the structure and function of the body. The descriptions in human anatomy and clinical medicine are stated in relation to “Anatomical Position”. It is based on 4 imaginary planes such as median, sagittal, coronal and horizontal. This chapter has discussed various terms (adjectives) which ar... [More]

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Chapter-01 Introduction to Anatomy by Ashalatha PR, Deepa G (2011) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11484_1      

This chapter discusses about medical and anatomical terminology, terms, approaches in studying anatomy where anatomy is the study of structure and function of the body. Anatomical terminology is important because it introduces the student to a large part of medical terminology. All descriptions in human anatomy and clinical medicine are expressed in relation... [More]

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Chapter-01 Introduction to Anatomy by Ashalatha PR (2006) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/10892_1      

Introduction to anatomy, Anatomical planes, Anatomical position, Anatomical terminology, Anatomical variations, Approaches in studying anatomy, Clinical anatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Medical terminology, Regional anatomy, Systemic anatomy, Terms of movement, Terms of relationship, Topographical anatomy

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Chapter-02 Primary Tissues by Ashalatha PR (2015) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12590_3      

The body is composed of 3 basic elements namely cells, intercellular substances and body fluids. Embryos originate and give rise to 3 cellular layers (Ectoderm, endoderm and mesoderm). A primary or basic tissue refers to collection of cells and associated intercellular materials specialized for particular functions. Primary tissues in the body are of 4 types... [More]

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Chapter-02 Primary Tissues by Ashalatha PR, Deepa G (2011) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11484_2      

This chapter discusses about definition, classification of epithelium and connective tissue where primary or basic tissue may be defined as a collection of cells and associated intercellular materials specialized for a particular function or functions. Epithelium is a layer or layers of cells covering body surfaces and all the body cavities opening onto it. ... [More]

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Chapter-03 Special Connective Tissues by Ashalatha PR (2015) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12590_4      

Cartilage, bone, hemopoietic tissue, blood and lymph comprises special connective tissues. Cartilage (gristle) is a modified connective tissue derived from mesenchyme which forms a part of our skeleton. Ossification refers to replacement of cartilage by bone. Cells, ground substance and fibers are the components of cartilage. Hyaline cartilage, white fibroca... [More]

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Chapter-03 Special Connective Tissues by Ashalatha PR, Deepa G (2011) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11484_3      

This chapter discusses about cartilage and bone, where cartilage which is also known as gristle, is a modified connective tissue. The mature cells of cartilage are called chondrocytes. The ground substance is made up of complex molecules containing proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and water. Ground substance consists of proteins, carbohydrates, water and mi... [More]

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Chapter-04 Nervous Tissue by Ashalatha PR (2015) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12590_5      

The nervous tissue is made up of highly specialized tissue which conducts impulses from one part of the body to another. It is composed of neurons and neuroglia. Neurons are the functional units of nervous system and vary in size, shape and other features. The processes of neuron are described as neuritis and are of two types namely dendrites and axons. Neur... [More]