Body Structures and Functions: Softcover Edition / Edition 11

Body Structures and Functions: Softcover Edition / Edition 11

by Ann Scott, Elizabeth Fong
     
 


Body Structures and Function, 11th Edition introduces the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions in a clear and concise manner. Updated to remain relevant, the text takes the learner from a general introduction to life functions, the terminology used to describe body parts and their locations, to an overall review of human development… See more details below

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Body Structures and Function, 11th Edition introduces the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions in a clear and concise manner. Updated to remain relevant, the text takes the learner from a general introduction to life functions, the terminology used to describe body parts and their locations, to an overall review of human development and body processes. The text begins by reviewing relevant aspects of Chemistry, and discusses basic cell functions, as well as abnormal conditions. Body Structures and Function, 11th Edition, then advances to discuss specific body structures and systems, highlighting disorders of the system, effects of aging and career profiles. Each chapter features Key Objectives, words, medical terminology, lab activities, and a section focused on Applying Theory to Practice and Case Studies. The text is accompanied by a student workbook and StudyWARETM CD-ROM that offer additional practice through interactive quizzes and fun activities that correlate with each chapter in the text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428304192
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/07/2008
Series:
Texas Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Preface How to Study Using Body Structures & Functions How to Use Body Structures & Functions, Eleventh Edition StudyWARE™ Prologue Chapter 1: Introduction to the Structural Units Chapter 2: Chemistry of Living Things Chapter 3: Cells Chapter 4: Tissues and Membranes Chapter 5: Integumentary System Chapter 6: Skeletal System Chapter 7: Muscular System Chapter 8: Central Nervous System Chapter 9: Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System Chapter 10: Special Senses Chapter 11: Endocrine System Chapter 12: Blood Chapter 13: Heart Chapter 14: Circulation and Blood Vessels Chapter 15: Lymphatic System and Immunity Chapter 16: Infection Control and Standard Precautions Chapter 17: Respiratory System Chapter 18: Digestive System Chapter 19: Nutrition Chapter 20: Urinary/Excretory System Chapter 21: Reproductive System Chapter 22: Genetics and Genetically Linked Diseases Appendix A: Metric Conversion Tables Appendix B: The Scientific Method Glossary Index

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