Principles of Anatomy and Physiology: Learning Guide

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology: Learning Guide

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By (author) Gerard J. Tortora, By (author) Bryan H. Derrickson

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 744 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 276mm x 39mm | 1,514g
  • Publication date: 12 August 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 047013805X
  • ISBN 13: 9780470138052
  • Edition: 12, Revised
  • Edition statement: 12th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 214,429

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The new edition of Principles of Anatomy and Physiology maintains the superb balance between structure and function. It continues to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances. The acclaimed illustration program is also even better along with the redevelopment of many of the figures depicting the toughest topics to grasp.

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Table of contents

Unit 1. Organization of the Human Body. Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Human Body. Chapter 2. The Chemical Level of Organization. Chapter 3. The Cellular Level of Organization. Chapter 4. The Tissue Level of Organization. Chapter 5. The Integumentary System. Unit 2. Principles of Support and Movement. Chapter 6. The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue. Chapter 7. The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton. Chapter 8. The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton. Chapter 9. Joints. Chapter 10. Muscular Tissue. Chapter 11. The Muscular System. Unit 3. Control Systems of the Human Body. Chapter 12. Nervous Tissue. Chapter 13. The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. Chapter 14. The Brain and Cranial Nerves. Chapter 15. The Autonomic Nervous System. Chapter 16. Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems. Chapter 17. The Special Senses. Chapter 18. The Endocrine System. Unit 4. Maintenance of the Human Body. Chapter 19. The Cardiovascular System: The Blood. Chapter 20. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart. Chapter 21. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics. Chapter 22. The Lymphatic System and Immunity. Chapter 23. The Respiratory System. Chapter 24. The Digestive System. Chapter 25. Metabolism and Nutrition. Chapter 26. The Urinary System. Chapter 27. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis. Unit 5. Continuity. Chapter 28. The Reproductive Systems. Chapter 29. Development and Inheritance.