Anatomy & Physiology and Anatomy & Physiology Online Package / Edition 8

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Overview

There's no other A&P text that equals Anatomy & Physiology for its student-friendly writing, visually engaging content, and wide range of learning support. Focusing on the unifying themes of structure and function in homeostasis, this dynamic text helps you easily master difficult material with consistent, thorough, and non-intimidating explanations. You can also connect with the textbook through a number of free electronic resources, includingNetter's 3D Interactive Anatomy, the engaging A&P Online course, an electronic coloring book, online tutoring, and more!


• Creative, dynamic design
with over 1400 full-color photographs and drawings, plus a comprehensive color key, illustrates the most current scientific knowledge and makes the information more accessible.
UNIQUE! Consistent, unifying themes in each chapter such as the Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections tie your learning together and make anatomical concepts relevant.
UNIQUE! The Clear View of the Human Body is a full-color, semi-transparent, 22-page model of the body that lets you virtually dissect the male and female human bodies along several planes of the body.
UNIQUE! Body system chapters have been broken down into separate chapters to help you learn material in smaller pieces.
UNIQUE! A&P Connect guides you to the Evolve site where you can learn more about related topics such as disease states, health professions, and more.
Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine contains medical terminology, scientific terms, pronunciations, definitions, and word part breakdowns for key concepts.
Brief Atlas of the Human of the Human Body contains more than 100 full-color supplemental photographs of the human body, including surface and internal anatomy.

Free 1-year access to Netter's 3D Interactive Anatomy, powered by Cyber Anatomy, a state-of-the-art software program that uses advanced gaming technology and interactive 3D anatomy models to learn, review, and teach anatomy.
Smaller, separate chapters for Cell Reproduction, Autonomic Nervous System, Endocrine Regulation, and Endocrine Glands.
Expansion of A&P Connect includes Protective Strategies of the Respiratory Tract, "Meth Mouth," Chromosome Territories, Using Gene Therapy, and Amazing Amino Acids.
Art and content updates include new dynamic art and the most current information available.

Brief synopsis of every major concept presented in the textbook provides a comprehensive review of the content.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323083577
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1240
  • Sales rank: 103,952
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 2.40 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: The Body as a Whole

Introduction: Seeing the Big Picture

1. Organization of the Body

2. The Chemical Basis of Life

3. Anatomy of Cells

4. Physiology of Cells

5. Cell Reproduction

6. Tissues UNIT TWO: Support and Movement

7. Skin and its Appendages

8. Skeletal Tissues

9. Skeletal System

10. Articulations

11. Anatomy of the Muscular System

12. Physiology of the Muscular System UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration

13. Nervous System Cells

14. Central Nervous System

15. Peripheral Nervous System

16. Autonomic Nervous System

17. Sense Organs

18. Endocrine Regulation

19. Endocrine Glands

UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense

20. Blood

21. Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

22. Physiology of the Cardiovascular System

23. Lymphatic System

24. Immune System

25. Stress UNIT FIVE: Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion

26. Anatomy of the Respiratory System

27. Physiology of the Respiratory System

28. Anatomy of the Digestive System

29. Physiology of the Respiratory System

30. Nutrition and Metabolism

31. The Urinary System

32. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

33. Acid-Base Balance UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development

34. Male Reproductive System

35. Female Reproductive System

36. Growth and Development

37. Genetics and Heredity Glossary Photo/Illustration Credits Index

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