The Endocrine System

The Endocrine System : Systems of the Body Series

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This is an integrated textbook on the endocrine 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.
There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 219 x 276 x 12.7mm | 589.67g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 154 illustrations (134 in full color)
  • 0702033723
  • 9780702033728
  • 83,182

Table of contents

Introduction. The hypothalamus and pituitary part I: the hypothalamus and posterior pituitary. The hypothalamus and pituitary part II: the anterior pituitary. The adrenal glands. The thyroid gland. Hormonal control of reproduction part I: male reproductive system. Hormonal control of reproduction part II: female reproductive system. Hormonal control of reproduction part III: sex hormones during development. Insulin and the regulation of plasma glucose. Hormonal regulation of plasma calcium and calcium metabolism. Miscellaneous hormones.
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