Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology : International Edition

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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, Sixth Edition is the central component of an integrated learning system comprised of separate lab manuals, CD-ROMs, study guides, and a video tutorial package. The book is meticulously designed so that readers will function at peak performance. As with other components of the package, this book/CD-ROM is linked by cross-references and readers are given clear directions to resources in other components D at the precise point where they could be most useful.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1264 pages
  • 237 x 284 x 41mm | 3,050g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0131203460
  • 9780131203464

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology. 2. The Chemical Level of Organization. 3. The Cellular Level of Organization. 4. The Tissue Level of Organization. 5. The Integumentary System. 6. Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure. 7. The Axial Skeleton. 8. The Appendicular Skeleton. 9. Articulations. 10. Muscle Tissue. 11. The Muscular System. 12. Neural Tissue. 13. The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. 14. The Brain and Cranial Nerves. 15. Integrative Functions. 16. The Autonomic Nervous System. 17. Sensory Function. 18. The Endocrine System. 19. Blood. 20. The Heart. 21. Blood Vessels and Circulation. 22. The Lymphatic System and Immunity. 23. The Respiratory System. 24. The Digestive System. 25. Metabolism and Energetics. 26. The Urinary System. 27. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. 28. The Reproductive System. 29. Development and Inheritance.show more

About Frederic H. Martini

Dr. Frederic (Ric) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy. His publications include journal articles, technical reports, magazine articles, and a book for naturalists about the biology and geology of tropical islands. He is the co-author of six other undergraduate texts on anatomy or anatomy and physiology. He is currently on the faculty of the University of Hawaii and remains affiliated with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, the American Physiological Society, and the American Association of Anatomists. He is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Society for College Science Teachers, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Western Society of Naturalists, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.show more

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