The following chapters discuss the histology of different parts of the body. Each topic has been fully updated and the new edition includes a new chapter on light microbiology and tissue preparation to help students learn the basics of histology. Histological plates have been added to each section to aid recognition of salient features seen under the microscope. All figures have been redrawn and many new illustrations have been added, as well as clinical and pathological correlations. Key points fully revised, new edition presenting students with recent developments in human histology Features a colour atlas presenting more than 80 histology slides Includes histological plates for each topic and a new chapter on light microbiology.