Human Anatomy / Edition 4

Human Anatomy / Edition 4

by Elaine N. Marieb, Jon Mallatt, Patricia Brady Wilhelm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805355111

ISBN-13: 9780805355116

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

  Human Anatomy, Fifth Edition builds upon the clear and concise explanations of the best-selling fourth edition with a dramatically improved art and photo program and expanded clinical coverage. Recognized for helping establish the framework needed for understanding how anatomical structure relates to function, the

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  Human Anatomy, Fifth Edition builds upon the clear and concise explanations of the best-selling fourth edition with a dramatically improved art and photo program and expanded clinical coverage. Recognized for helping establish the framework needed for understanding how anatomical structure relates to function, the text’s engaging descriptions now benefit from new and incredibly realistic bone art featuring more than 80 new figures, as well as all new muscle gallery art. Select cadaver photos and photomicrographs  have also been updated with images designed to make learning easier. The Human Body: An Orientation, Cells: The Living Units, Basic Embryology, Tissues, The Integumentary System,  Bones and Skeletal Tissues, Bones, Part I: The Axial Skeleton, Bones, Part II: The Appendicular Skeleton, Joints, Skeletal Muscle Tissue, Muscles of the Body, Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue, The Central Nervous System, The Peripheral Nervous System, The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Sensory Neurons, The Special Senses, Blood, The Heart and Cardiac Muscle Tissue, Blood Vessels, The Lymphatic and Immune Systems, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, The Urinary System,  The Reproductive System, The Endocrine System  For all readers interested in human anatomy and in understanding how anatomical structure relates to function.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805355116
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848

Table of Contents

1The Human Body: An Orientation1
2Cells: The Living Units23
3Basic Embryology48
4Tissues65
5The Integumentary System99
6Bones and Skeletal Tissues117
7Bones of the Skeleton138
8Joints188
9Muscle Tissue216
10Muscles of the Body237
11Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue295
12The Central Nervous System316
13The Peripheral Nervous System361
14The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Sensory Neurons392
15The Special Senses411
16Blood444
17The Heart459
18Blood Vessels480
19The Lymphatic System515
20The Respiratory System533
21The Digestive System561
22The Urinary System600
23The Reproductive System622
24The Endocrine System661
25Surface Anatomy683
Appendix AThe Metric System711
Appendix BAnswers to Multiple Choice and Matching Questions712
Appendix CWord Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes, Combining Forms714
Glossary717
Credits730
IndexI-1

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