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For a comprehensive understanding of human physiology - from molecules to systems -turn to the latest edition of Medical Physiology. This updated textbook is known for its unparalleled depth of information, equipping students with a solid foundation for a future in medicine and healthcare, and providing clinical and research professionals with a reliable go-to reference. Complex concepts are presented in a clear, concise, and logically organized format to further facilitate understanding and retention.



Clear, didactic illustrations visually present processes in a clear, concise manner that is easy to understand.
Intuitive organization and consistent writing style facilitates navigation and comprehension.
Takes a strong molecular and cellular approach that relates these concepts to human physiology and disease.



Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes access -- on a variety of devices -- to the complete text with thorough hyperlinking, images, 10 animations, and copious linkout notes prepared by the Editors.
An increased number of clinical correlations provides a better understanding of the practical applications of physiology in medicine.
Highlights new breakthroughs in molecular and cellular processes, such as the role of epigenetics, necroptosis, and ion channels in physiologic processes, to give insights into human development, growth, and disease.
Several new authors offer fresh perspectives in many key sections of the text, and meticulous editing makes this multi-authored resource read with one unified voice.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 1312 pages
  • 222 x 281 x 53.34mm | 3,515.34g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Approx. 1446 illustrations (1446 in full color)
  • 1455743771
  • 9781455743773
  • 104,494

Table of contents

I Introduction

Chapter 1 Foundations of Physiology

II Physiology of Cells and Molecules

Chapter 2 Functional Organization of the Cell

Chapter 3 Signal Transduction

Chapter 4 Regulation of Gene Expression

Chapter 5 Transport of Solutes and Water

Chapter 6 Electrophysiology of the Cell Membrane

Chapter 7 Electrical Excitability and Action Potentials

Chapter 8 Synaptic Transmission and the Neuromuscular Junction

Chapter 9 Cellular Physiology of Skeletal, Cardiac, and Smooth Muscle

III The Nervous System

Chapter 10 Organization of the Nervous System

Chapter 11 The Neuronal Microenvironment

Chapter 12 Physiology of Neurons

Chapter 13 Synaptic Transmission in the Nervous System

Chapter 14 The Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 15 Sensory Transduction

Chapter 16 Circuits of the Central Nervous System

IV The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 17 Organization of the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 18 Blood

Chapter 19 Arteries and Veins

Chapter 20 The Microcirculation

Chapter 21 Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Electrocardiogram

Chapter 22 The Heart As a Pump

Chapter 23 Regulation of Arterial Pressure and Cardiac Output

Chapter 24 Special Circulations

Chapter 25 Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System

V The Respiratory System

Chapter 26 Organization of the Respiratory System

Chapter 27 Mechanics of Ventilation

Chapter 28 Acid-Base Physiology

Chapter 29 Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide In the Blood

Chapter 30 Gas Exchange in the Lung

Chapter 31 Ventilation and Perfusion of the Lungs

Chapter 32 Control of Ventilation

VI The Urinary System

Chapter 33 Organization of the Urinary System

Chapter 34 Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow

Chapter 35 Transport of Sodium and Chloride

Chapter 36 Transport of Urea, Glucose, Phosphate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Organic Solutes

Chapter 37 Transport of Potassium

Chapter 38 Urine Concentration and Dilution

Chapter 39 Transport of Acids and Bases

Chapter 40 Integration of Salt and Water Balance

VII The Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 41 Organization of the Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 42 Gastric Function

Chapter 43 Pancreatic and Salivary Glands

Chapter 44 Intestinal Fluid and Electrolyte Movement

Chapter 45 Nutrient Digestion and Absorption

Chapter 46 Hepatobiliary Function

VIII The Endocrine System

Chapter 47 Organization of Endocrine Control

Chapter 48 Endocrine Regulation of Growth and Body Mass

Chapter 49 The Thyroid Gland

Chapter 50 The Adrenal Gland

Chapter 51 The Endocrine Pancreas

Chapter 52 The Parathyroid Glands and Vitamin D

IX The Reproductive System

Chapter 53 Sexual Differentiation

Chapter 54 The Male Reproductive System

Chapter 55 The Female Reproductive System

Chapter 56 Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation

Chapter 57 Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

X Physiology of Cells and Molecules

Chapter 58 Metabolism

Chapter 59 Regulation of Body Temperature

Chapter 60 Exercise Physiology and Sports Science

Chapter 61 Environmental Physiology

Chapter 62 The Physiology of Aging
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"Clearly links the molecular and cellular biological foundations of physiology to organ-system physiology, as well as its aberrations that become disease. Designed to show 'expertise of a multi-author book with the consistency of a single pen' the editors sought Yale professors of physiology and then recast their manuscripts into uniform style to become a reliable resource for medical students. The excellent color illustrations can reduce the need for additional hand-outs.?
-Comprehensive Therapy, review of previous edition
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