Fundamentals of Physiology: A Human Perspective, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Fundamentals of Physiology: A Human Perspective, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Lauralee Sherwood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534466974

ISBN-13: 2900534466977

Pub. Date: 03/30/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

As a condensed version of Human physiology: from cells to systems, 5th ed., this lower level undergraduate textbook explores how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function. The third edition adds a chapter on the principles of neural and hormonal communication. The CD-ROM contains

Overview

As a condensed version of Human physiology: from cells to systems, 5th ed., this lower level undergraduate textbook explores how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function. The third edition adds a chapter on the principles of neural and hormonal communication. The CD-ROM contains animations and quizzes. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534466977
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/30/2005
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
With CD-ROM and InfoTrac
Pages:
768

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Table of Contents

1. Homeostasis: The Foundation of Physiology. 2. Cellular Physiology. 3. The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential. 4. Principles of Neural and Hormonal Communication. 5. The Central Nervous System. 6. The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division; Special Senses. 7. The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division. 8. Muscle Physiology. 9. Cardiac Physiology. 10. The Blood Vessels and Blood Pressure. 11. The Blood and Body Defenses. 12. The Respiratory System. 13. The Urinary System. 14. Fluid and Acid-Base Balance. 15. The Digestive System. 16. Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation. 17. The Endocrine System. 18. The Reproductive System. Appendix A: The Metric System. Appendix B: A Review of Chemical Principles. Appendix C: Storage, Replication, and Expression of Genetic Information. Appendix D: The Chemistry of Acid-Base Balance. Appendix E: Text References to Exercise Physiology. Appendix F: Answers to End-of-Chapter Objective Questions and Points to Ponder.

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