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Chapter-01 Introduction by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about human anatomy which deals with the structure of human body and introduces the student to the greater part of medical terminology. A class of people acquired the art of healing which urged them to know about the human body and these clinical people detailed out anatomical facts in relation to diseases. The subdivisions of anatomy ... [More]

Chapter-02 Connective Tissue by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about connective tissue which is one of the most abundant and widely distributed tissue of the body. Connective tissue is made up of cells and extracellular matrix also called as intercellular substance. Lymphocytes appear in general connective tissue, under pathological conditions migrating from lymphoid tissue or from circulation. Ea... [More]

Chapter-03 Cartilage by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about cartilage which is a type of skeletal tissue, and this tissue forms the skeletal basis of some parts of the body. Cartilage resembles ordinary connective tissue, and the cells in it are widely separated by a considerable amount of intercellular material or matrix. Deep to the perichondrium is the cartilage proper which consists o... [More]

Chapter-04 Sclerous Tissue by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about sclerous tissue, where bone is essentially a highly vascular, living, constantly changing mineralized connective tissue. The organic material of a buried bone is removed by bacterial action and only salts remain. When a longitudinal section is made through a long bone it is found to contain a central cavity within its shaft known... [More]

Chapter-05 Joints by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about joints that are articulations, places of union or junction between two or more bones or parts of bones of skeleton. Joints are classified structurally, based on their anatomical characteristics and functionally based on the type of movement they permit. Presence or absence of a space between the articulating bones called as Synov... [More]

Chapter-06 Muscular Tissue by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about muscular tissue, where muscle is a contractile tissue and is primarily designed for movements. The associated connective tissue conveys nerve fibers and capillaries to the muscle fibers, as it binds them into bundles or fascicles. Structurally, on the basis of presence or absence of striations muscles are subdivided into striated... [More]

Chapter-07 Nervous Tissue by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about nervous tissue, where the nervous system controls and regulates all activities of the body both voluntary involuntary and adjusts the individual to the surroundings. Peripheral nervous system is composed of 12 pairs of cranial nerves and 31 pairs of spinal nerves. Schwann cells and capsular cells in the peripheral nervous system.... [More]

Chapter-08 Blood Vascular System by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about blood vascular system, where the conveying medium in a vascular system is a liquid tissue, the blood which flows in tubular channels called blood vessels. Each half of the heart has a receiving chamber called atrium and a pumping chamber called ventricle. The large arteries are rich in elastic tissue, but as branching progresses ... [More]

Chapter-09 The Lymphatic System by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about the lymphatic system which maintain the hemostasis in the body. It also functions with the digestive system in the absorption of fatty foods. Lymphatic system is essentially a drainage system, which is accessory to the venous system. Lymphocytes aided by macrophages, recognize foreign cells, microbes, toxins and cancer cells and ... [More]

Chapter-10 Skin and Its Appendages by Rawlani Shobha, Rawlani Shivlal (2011) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about the skin or cutaneous membrane covers the external surface of the body. Skin is the general covering of the entire external surface of the body including the external auditory meatus outer surface of the tympanic membrane. Skin is a major sense organ supplied by nerve terminals and receptors for touch, temperature, pain, mechanic... [More]