The study of histology requires that students be able to recognise
structures within cells and tissues at varying levels of
magnification, and understand their function within the human body.
Since histology is a visual subject, high quality images of cells
and tissues are vital as a component of course material. In this
book, concise text relates the structures seen in the images to
biological function, and integrates clinical relevance by
describing how the histology of tissues is affected in abnormal