Essentials of Anatomy for Dentistry Students


A simple, well-illustrated and comprehensive text on anatomy that meets the requirements of dentistry students. The book uses the regional approach to explain Gross Anatomy and emphasizes Head Neck Anatomy as required by dentistry students. It also includes a succinct description of General Anatomy, Histology and Embryology as well as Medical Genetics and Neuroanatomy. It highlights relevant clinical applications and includes a sufficient number of color illustrations along with discussion summaries and review questions to supplement the text.

Features of book
  • Comprehensive coverage of anatomy including general histology, embryology, neuroanatomy and genetics.
  • Emphasis on Head & Neck anatomy.
  • Hand drawn illustrations for easy understanding. Descriptive & explanatory captions in diagrams for quick review.
  • Relevant clinical applications and exam oriented questions.
  • Chapter summaries & self test at the end of each chapter
Table of Contents
1. Evolution of Medical Sciences
  • Medical Practices in Early Civilisations
  • Growth of Western Medicine in the Ancient Period
  • Aristotle (384-322 b.c.)
  • Hippocrates (460-337 b.c.)
  • Herophilus (ca. 304 b.c.)
  • Erasistratus (350-300 b.c.)
  • Claudius Galen (130-ca. 200 a.d.)
  • The Modern Age
  • Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
  • Andreas Vesalius (1514-1565)
  • Gabriele Fallopio (1523-1562)
  • William Harvey (1578-1657)
  • Giovanni-Batista Morgagni (1682-1771)
  • Marie Francois Xavier Bichat (1771-1802)
  • Johannes Purkinje (1787-1869)
  • Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902)
  • William Hunter (1781-1783)
  • The Nineteenth Century
  • Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
  • Henry Gray
  • Summary
2. Anatomy: Subdivisions and Approach
  • What Is Anatomy?
  • Subdivisions Of Anatomy
  • Approaches to Studying Anatomy
  • Regional Anatomy
  • Systemic Anatomy
  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Living Anatomy
  • Imaging Techniques in Anatomy
  • Radiological Anatomy
  • Special Investigative Procedures
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
3. Vocabulary of Anatomy
  • Terms Used For Understanding Anatomy
  • Positions Of Body
  • Anatomical Planes
  • Median (Or Midsagittal) And Parasagittal Planes
  • Coronal Planes
  • Transverse (Or Horizontal) Planes
  • Oblique Planes
  • Anatomical Terminology
  • Terms Related To Limbs
  • Terms Of Comparison
  • Terms Related To Hollow Organs
  • Terms Related To Solid Organs
  • Other Terms Used In Anatomy
  • Terms Related To Movements At Joints
  • Special Terms Related To Dentistry
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
4. Growth Characteristics of the Body
  • Postnatal Age Periods
  • Body Proportions
  • Sex Characters In Humans
  • Body Constitutions
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
5. Arrangement of Structures in the Body
  • Skin and Fasciae
  • Blood Vessels and Nerves
  • Muscles
  • Skeletal Muscles
  • Skeletal Elements
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
6. Cartilages and Bones
  • Cartilages
  • Hyaline Cartilage
  • Yellow Elastic Cartilage
  • White Fibrocartilage
  • Bones
  • Blood Vessels
  • Classification
  • Ossification (Development)
  • Surface Irregularities
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
7. Joints or Articulations
  • Development
  • Classification
  • Structural Classification
  • Classification According To The Number And Shape Of Articular Surfaces
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
Section 2: Histology
8. Routine Methods for Study of Histology
  • Methods Of Histological Examination
  • Light Microscope
  • Parts Of Microscope
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
9. Structure of Eukaryotic Cells
  • Cell Components
  • Cytoplasm
  • Nucleus
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
10. Epithelium
  • Epithelium
  • Classification of Epithelia
  • Covering Epithelia
  • Glandular Epithelia
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
11. Connective Tissue Proper
  • Development
  • Functions
  • General Characteristics
  • Fixed or Resident Connective Tissue Cells
  • Wandering Connective Tissue Cells
  • Matrix
  • Classification
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
12. Specialised Connective Tissue: Cartilage and Bone
  • Cartilage
  • Structure
  • Types
  • Bones
  • Chemical Composition and Physical Properties
  • Microscopic Structure
  • Histology of Osteogenesis
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
13. Muscle Tissue
  • Classification
  • Smooth Muscles
  • Skeletal Muscles
  • Cardiac Muscles
  • Mechanism of Muscular Contraction
  • Physiological Aspects
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
14. Neural Tissue
  • Neurons
  • Structure
  • Classification
  • Neuroglia
  • Types
  • Nerve Fibres
  • Structure
  • Classification
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
15. Systemic Histology
  • Circulatory System
  • Lymphoid System
  • Thymus Gland
  • Spleen
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Tonsil
  • Integumentary System
  • Oral Cavity
  • Tongue
  • Salivary Glands
  • Digestive System - I
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • Digestive System - II
  • Duodenum
  • Jejunum and Ileum
  • Colon or Large Intestine
  • Vermiform Appendix
  • Digestive System - III
  • Liver
  • Gallbladder
  • Pancreas
  • Respiratory System
  • Trachea
  • Lung
  • Urinary System
  • Kidney
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Endocrine System
  • Hypophysis Cerebri (Pituitary Gland)
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glands
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Ovaries
  • Uterine (Fallopian) Tube
  • Uterus
  • Summary
  • Self-Test Questions
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    AuthorD.R. Singh
    BindingPaperback
    EAN9788184732030
    EditionFirst
    FormatImport
    ISBN9788184732030
    Height950 mm
    Length725 mm
    Width150 mm
    Weight406 g
    LanguageEnglish
    Language TypePublished
    Number Of Pages900
    Package Quantity21
    Product GroupBook
    Publication Date2009
    PublisherIippincott Williams & Wilkins
    StudioIippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Sales Rank309203

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