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
     
 

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. See more details below

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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)

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Table of Contents

Contents in Detail
Preface
Note to the Student
1Organization of the Human Body1
2Introductory Chemistry19
3Cells38
4Tissues63
5The Integumentary System84
6The Skeletal System97
7Articulations140
8The Muscular System153
9Nervous Tissue205
10Central and Somatic Nervous Systems219
11Autonomic Nervous System249
12Sensations259
13The Endocrine System287
14The Cardiovascular System: Blood321
15The Cardiovascular System: Heart341
16The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels362
17The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance, and Immunity382
18The Respiratory System406
19The Digestive System42
20Nutrition and Metabolism462
21The Urinary System486
22Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance508
23The Reproduction Systems522
24Development and Inheritance551
Answers to Self-QuizzesA-1
Glossary of TermsG-1
CreditsC-1
IndexI-1

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