Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 9

Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 9

by Elaine N. Marieb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321513533

ISBN-13: 9780321513533

Pub. Date: 10/28/2009

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Characterized by a friendly writing style, a clear and attractive art program, and the right level of detail, the new edition of this popular text offers updated art and content throughout, as well as increased coverage of key topics - all that you need to succeed in A&P. Features include the "Systems in Sync" feature which offers you an effective visual tool for…  See more details below

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Characterized by a friendly writing style, a clear and attractive art program, and the right level of detail, the new edition of this popular text offers updated art and content throughout, as well as increased coverage of key topics - all that you need to succeed in A&P. Features include the "Systems in Sync" feature which offers you an effective visual tool for seeing how the body systems are interrelated; "At the Clinic" questions help you apply information to clinical settings; "A Closer Look" boxes give you interesting information on timely topics and new advances in science; body system-specific chapters are color-tabbed for quick reference; interesting analogies explain difficult concepts; helpful learning aids including chapter objectives, review questions, and thorough chapter summaries; illustrations marked with a special icon are linked to A.D.A.M. Standard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321513533
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
10/28/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1The Human Body: An Orientation1
2Basic Chemistry21
3Cells and Tissues55
4Skin and Body Membranes93
5The Skeletal System113
6The Muscular System153
7The Nervous System195
8Special Senses241
9The Endocrine System267
10Blood295
11The Circulatory System313
12Body Defenses355
13The Respiratory System383
14The Digestive System and Body Metabolism407
15The Urinary System449
16The Reproductive System471
Appendixes
Word Roots, Prefixes, and SuffixesA-1
Periodic TableA-4
Key Information about Vitamins and MineralsA-5
A.D.A.M. CorrelationsA-7
Photography and Art CreditsCR-1
GlossaryG-1
IndexI-1

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