Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

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For a 1 semester or 1-2 quarter course for freshmen/sophomores in allied health, biology, PE or general studies.

It provides a uniform depth of coverage for all body systems, yet is still a brief text. Emphasis is placed on essential fundamental concepts, applications and terminology without excessive detail. This text is known for its clarity of presentation and its outstanding illustration program. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly-integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for brief A&P courses.
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  • Hardback | 648 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 27.94mm | 1,632.92g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130821926
  • 9780130821928

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology.

2. The Chemical Level of Organization.

3. Cell Structure and Function.

4. The Tissue Level of Organization.

5. The Integumentary System.

6. The Skeletal System.

7. The Muscular System.

8. Neural Tissue and the Central Nervous System.

9. The Peripheral Nervous System and Integrated Neural Functions.

10. Sensory Function.

11. The Endocrine System.

12. Blood.

13. The Heart.

14. Blood Vessels and Circulation.

15. The Lymphatic System and Immunity.

16. The Respiratory System.

17. The Digestive System.

18. Nutrition and Metabolism.

19. The Urinary System.

20. The Reproductive System.

21. Development and Inheritance.
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