Introduction to the Human Body: The Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 4

Introduction to the Human Body: The Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 4

by Gerald J. Tortora
     
 

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ISBN-10: 067398222X

ISBN-13: 9780673982223

Pub. Date: 07/26/1999

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

This balanced introduction provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Copious artwork and relevant applications ensure that readers gain a solid understanding of the material.

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This balanced introduction provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Copious artwork and relevant applications ensure that readers gain a solid understanding of the material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673982223
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/26/1999
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
574
Product dimensions:
9.56(w) x 11.59(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Organization of the Human Body.

Introductory Chemistry.

Cells.

Tissues.

The Integumentary System.

The Skeletal System.

Articulations.

The Muscular System.

Nervous Tissue.

Central and Somatic Nervous Systems.

Autonomic Nervous System.

Sensations.

The Endocrine System.

The Cardiovascular System: Blood.

The Cardiovascular System: Heart.

The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels.

The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance, and Immunity.

The Respiratory System.

The Digestive System.

Nutrition and Metabolism.

The Urinary System.

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Based Balance.

The Reproduction Systems.

Development and Inheritance.

Answers to Self-Quizzes.

Glossary of Terms.

Credits.

Index.

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