Anatomy and Physiology Super Review

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Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of Anatomy & Physiology is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying Anatomy & Physiology.

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Overview


Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of Anatomy & Physiology is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying Anatomy & Physiology.

The Super Review of Anatomy & Physiology offers you:

  • Concise, yet comprehensive coverage of Anatomy & Physiology
  • Student-friendly language to make learning easier
  • Easy-to-grasp, logically ordered Anatomy & Physiology reviews that prepare you for homework, quizzes, midterms, and finals
  • Anatomy & Physiology review questions in Q & A format following each topic or chapter
  • Easy-to-follow detailed answer explanations to each review question
  • Anatomy & Physiology quizzes to test your knowledge of the material and guide you toward areas that need further study
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878911790
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 5/28/2000
  • Series: Super Reviews Study Guides
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 694,931
  • Product dimensions: 5.51 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.68 (d)

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What This Book Will Do For You...

REA's SUPER REVIEWS provides all you need to know to excel in class and succeed on midterms, finals, and even pop quizzes.

Think of this book as giving you access to your own private tutor. Here, right at your fingertips, is a brisk review to help you not only understand your textbook but also pick up where even some of the best lectures leave off.

Outstanding features include...
- Comprehensive yet concise coverage
- Targeted preparation for subject tests
- Easy-to-follow & format that helps you master the subject matter
- End-of-chapter quizzes that provide pretest tune-up

We think you'll agree that, whether you're prepping for your next test or want to be a stronger contributor in class, REA's truly provides all you need to know!

Larry B. Kling
Super Review Program Director

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER1: INTRODUCING THE HUMAN BODY
Anatomy and Physiology
Levels of Organization
Anatomical Terms
Organ Systems
Homeostasis
CHAPTER 2: CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
Elements and Atoms
Water
Organic Compounds
Quiz: Human Body and Chemistry of Life
CHAPTER 3: CELLS
Cell Structures
Cell Transport
Cell Reproduction
Quiz: Cells
CHAPTER 4: TISSUES
Epithelium
Connective Tissue
Muscle Tissue
Nerve Tissue
CHAPTER 5: THE SKIN
Functions
Structure
Accessory Structures
Membranes
Quiz: Tissues and the Skin
CHAPTER 6: THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
Functions
Growth and Development
Gross Anatomy of a Long Bone
Microscopic Anatomy of a Bone
Axial Skeleton
Appendicular Skeleton
Articulations
Quiz: The Skeletal System
CHAPTER 7: THE SKELETAL MUSCLES
Functions
Structure of a Skeletal Muscle
Mechanism of a Muscle Contraction
Patterns of a Muscle Contraction
Motions
Naming of Skeletal Muscles
Skeletal Muscles - Body Regions
Quiz: The Skeletal Muscles
CHAPTER 8: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
Divisions of the Nervous System
Neuron/Glial Cell
Reflex Arc
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Quiz: The Nervous System
CHAPTER 9: THE SENSE ORGANS
Receptors
Eye
Ear
Quiz: The Sense Organs
CHAPTER 10: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Hormone Action
Endocrine Glands
Pituitary Gland
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Glands
Adrenal Glands
Pancreas
Gonads
Other Hormones and Endocrine Glands
Quiz: The Endocrine System
CHAPTER 11: THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Functions
Blood
Heart - Structure and Function
Blood Vessels - Structure and Function
Lymphatic System
Quiz: The Circulatory System
CHAPTER 12: THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Respiration
Breathing - Physiology
External Respiration
Internal Respiration
Quiz: The Respiratory System
CHAPTER 13: THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Digestion
Anatomy - Digestive Tract and Accessory Structures
Physiology of the Digestive System
Quiz: The Digestive System
CHAPTER 14: THE URINARY SYSTEM
Anatomy
Renal Physiology
Quiz: The Urinary System
CHAPTER 15: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
Male Reproductive System
Female Reproductive System
Female Reproductive Cycle
CHAPTER 16: DEVELOPMENT
Embryonic Development
Fetal Development
Parturition
Postnatal Development
Quiz: The Reproductive System and Development

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