Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 8

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 8

by Frederic H. Martini, Judi L. Nath
     
 

KEY MESSAGE:

Frederic (“Ric”) Martini, now joined by accomplished educator and award-winning teacher Judi Nath as his new co-author, builds on his best-selling text by making the Eighth Edition the most reader-focused and the easiest to use of all editions yet published. Reader-focused elements include new chapter-opening “Learning

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KEY MESSAGE:

Frederic (“Ric”) Martini, now joined by accomplished educator and award-winning teacher Judi Nath as his new co-author, builds on his best-selling text by making the Eighth Edition the most reader-focused and the easiest to use of all editions yet published. Reader-focused elements include new chapter-opening “Learning Outcomes,” new sentence-style chapter headings that not only introduce new topics but also teach, and a new and simple Tips & Tricks feature that gives readers easy analogies and mnemonic devices to help them remember information. The award-winning art program has been enhanced with more deeply contrasting colors and more dimensionality.

Package Components

  • Martini’s Atlas of the Human Body
  • NEW! Interactive Physiology (IP) 10-System Suite CD-ROM
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Eighth Edition

An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, The Chemical Level of Organization, The Cellular Level of Organization, The Tissue Level of Organization, The Integumentary System, Osseous Tissue and Bone Structure, The Axial Skeleton, The Appendicular Skeleton, Articulations, Muscle Tissue, The Muscular System, Neural Tissue, The Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, and Spinal Reflexes, The Brain and Cranial Nerves, Neural Integration I: Sensory Pathways and the Somatic Nervous System, Neural Integration II: The Autonomic Nervous System and Higher-Order Functions, The Special Senses, The Endocrine System, Blood, The Heart, Blood Vessels and Circulation, The Lymphoid System and Immunity, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Metabolism and Energetics, The Urinary System, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance, The Reproductive System, Development and Inheritance.

For all readers interested in anatomy & physiology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321505712
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
04/09/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1264
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1Levels of Organization
1An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology1
2The Chemical Level of Organization27
3The Cellular Level of Organization: Cell Structure59
4The Cellular Level of Organization: Control Mechanisms at the Cellular Level95
5The Tissue Level of Organization123
Systems Overview: An Orientation to the Human Body166
Unit 2Support and Movement
6The Integumentary System183
7The Skeletal System: Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure209
8The Skeletal System: Axial Division237
9The Skeletal System: Appendicular Division269
10The Muscular System: Skeletal Muscle Tissue297
11The Muscular System: Organization327
Unit 3Control and Regulation
12The Nervous System: Neural Tissue369
13The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves405
14The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves433
15The Nervous System: Pathways, Processing, and Higher-Order Functions471
16The Nervous System: Autonomic Division499
17Sensory Function523
18The Endocrine System567
Unit 4Fluids and Transport
19The Cardiovascular System: The Blood605
20The Cardiovascular System: The Heart633
21The Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Circulation663
22The Lymphatic System and Immunity709
Unit 5Environmental Exchange
23The Respiratory System747
24The Digestive System783
25Metabolism and Energetics827
26The Urinary System859
27Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance895
Unit 6Continuity of Life
28The Reproductive System917
29Development and Inheritance953

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