Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 20

Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 20

by Kevin T. Patton
     
 

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

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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 electronic resources, including 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! 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.

  • 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323096003
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/29/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1240
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.10(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: Transportation and Defense

    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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