The Digestive System

The Digestive System : Systems of the Body Series

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This is an integrated textbook on the digestive system, covering the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of the system, all presented in a clinically relevant context appropriate for the first two years of the medical student course.One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.
Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.
The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 12mm | 680.39g
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 163 illustrations (126 in full color)
  • 0702033677
  • 9780702033674
  • 123,155

Table of contents

1 Overview of the digestive system 2 The mouth, salivary glands�and oesophagus 3 The stomach: basic functions 4 The stomach: control 5 Pancreas: exocrine functions 6 Liver and biliary system 7 The small intestine 8 Digestion and absorption�9 The absorptive and post-absorptive states 10 The colon 11 Gastrointestinal pathology
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