Atlas of the Sensory Organs

Atlas of the Sensory Organs

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A richly illustrated medical atlas of the five main human sensory systems together with their neural pathways, from primary sensation to processing by the brain. The authors provide a detailed anatomical survey of each sensory organ, covering their ontogeny (development), central pathways, and functional mechanisms. Highlights include microanatomy and endoscopic images of the temporal bone, human embryonic specimens demonstrating the histology of the developing ear, and scanning electron micrographs of the organ of Corti and the vestibular receptors. There are also easy-to-use tables providing an overview of the nerves and arteries of the eye and orbit and clinical specimens of the eye and optic pathways. A companion compact disc contains high resolution copies of the color illustrations used in the book.2.2 Diagram of the optics of the eye. Fig. 2.1. Here the position of the optic disc ( the site where the optic nerve fibers leave the eyeball) and the fovea can also be observed. Light from an illuminated object passes through the refractive media of anbsp;...


Title:Atlas of the Sensory Organs
Author: András Csillag
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-11-17
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