Essentials of Human Anatomy

Essentials of Human Anatomy

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A complete reworking of this anatomy textbook, the eighth edition has a new format to make it easier to use. It begins with a discussion of anatomical principles and the organization and function of the systems of the body. A new feature is an outline of embryology, which along with a description of the nervous system, provides a basis for understanding adult structure. Subsequent chapters follow in a logical dissection order beginning with the upper limb, head, neck, trunk, and ending with the lower limb. More than 500 illustrations illuminate the text, providing a coverage comparable to most atlases, and there are copious clinical notes, summary tables, and discussions of applied anatomy. Current terminology is used throughout and a glossary is included.show more

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  • Paperback | 682 pages
  • 210 x 250mm | 1,500g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 16 pages of colour and 509 line illustrations
  • 0195056140
  • 9780195056143

Table of contents

PART I: General concepts in anatomy; PART II: The upper limb; PART III: The head and neck; PART IV: The back; PART V: The chest; PART VI: The abdomen; PART VII: The perineum; PART VIII: The pelvis; PART IX: The lower limb; Glossary; Selected references; Index.show more