Anatomy & Physiology with Interactive Physiology 10-System Suite / Edition 4

Anatomy & Physiology with Interactive Physiology 10-System Suite / Edition 4

by Elaine N. Marieb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321615875

ISBN-13: 2900321615878

Pub. Date: 01/29/2010

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Elaine Marieb once again brings her dedicated attention to detail and unwavering commitment to quality to the Sixth Edition of her best-selling Human Anatomy and Physiology textbook. Each page of this new edition has been carefully reviewed and edited to give readers the most clear and concise explanations of difficult topics. The enhanced art program helps…  See more details below

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Elaine Marieb once again brings her dedicated attention to detail and unwavering commitment to quality to the Sixth Edition of her best-selling Human Anatomy and Physiology textbook. Each page of this new edition has been carefully reviewed and edited to give readers the most clear and concise explanations of difficult topics. The enhanced art program helps even the least-prepared readers understand key concepts, and the restructured and expanded media package offers readers convenient access to more animations, tutorials, and online resources than ever before. Cutting-edge research areas such as DNA fingerprinting and stem cell research have been added. For college instructors, students, and readers interested in human anatomy and physiology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900321615878
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1056

Table of Contents

1The Human Body: An Orientation2
2Chemistry Comes Alive24
3Cells: The Living Units60
4Tissue: The Living Fabric102
5The Integumentary System135
6Bones and Bone Tissue155
7The Skeleton178
8Joints222
9Muscles and Muscle Tissue247
10The Muscular System287
11Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue340
12The Central Nervous System379
13The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity425
14The Autonomic Nervous System460
15Neural Integration482
16The Special Senses501
17The Endocrine System546
18Blood584
19The Cardiovascular System: The Heart612
20The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels643
21The Lymphatic System694
22Nonspecific Body Defenses and Immunity707
23The Respiratory System743
24The Digestive System788
25Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature Regulation845
26The Urinary System896
27Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance927
28The Reproductive System954
29Pregnancy and Human Development999
30Heredity1027
App. AThe Metric SystemA-1
App. BThe Genetic Code: Codon SheetA-2
App. CAmino Acid StructuresA-3
App. DFunctional Groups in Organic MoleculesA-4
App. ESome Important Metabolic PathwaysA-5
App. FPeriodic Table of the ElementsA-9
App. GReference Values for Selected Blood and Urine StudiesA-10
App. HAnswers to Multiple Choice, Matching, and Key Figure QuestionsA-15
CreditsC-1
GlossaryG-1
IndexI-1

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