Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 10

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 10

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by Gerard J. Tortora, Sandra R. Grabowski
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471415014

ISBN-13: 9780471415015

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The art and illustration program make explanations and concepts easier to comprehend.

• "Clinical Application" sections demonstrate the clinical or professional significance of the discussion.

• Coverage of scientific research and breakthroughs in understanding the human body keep the book on the cutting edge.

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The art and illustration program make explanations and concepts easier to comprehend.

• "Clinical Application" sections demonstrate the clinical or professional significance of the discussion.

• Coverage of scientific research and breakthroughs in understanding the human body keep the book on the cutting edge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471415015
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1248
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

To the Student.

UNIT 1: ORGANIZATION OF THE HUMAN BODY.

Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Human Body.

Chapter 2: The Chemical Level of Organization.

Chapter 3: The Cellular Level of Organization.

Chapter 4: The Tissue Level of Organization.

Chapter 5: The Integumentary System.

UNIT 2: PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT AND MOVEMENT.

Chapter 6: The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue.

Chapter 7: The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton.

Chapter 8: The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton.

Chapter 9: Joints.

Chapter 10: Muscle Tissue.

Chapter 11: The Muscular System.

UNIT 3: CONTROL SYSTEMS OF THE HUMAN BODY.

Chapter 12: Nervous Tissue.

Chapter 13: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves.

Chapter 14: The Brain and Cranial Nerves.

Chapter 15: Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems.

Chapter 16: The Special Senses.

Chapter 17: The Autonomic Nervous System.

Chapter 18: The Endocrine System.

UNIT 4: MAINTENANCE OF THE HUMAN BODY.

Chapter 19: The Cardiovascular System: The Blood.

Chapter 20: The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.

Chapter 21: The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics.

Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity.

Chapter 23: The Respiratory System.

Chapter 24: The Digestive System.

Chapter 25: Metabolism.

Chapter 26: The Urinary System.

Chapter 27: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis.

UNIT 5: CONTINUITY.

Chapter 28: The Reproductive Systems.

Chapter 29: Development and Inheritance.

Appendix A: Measurements.

Appendix B: Periodic Table.

Appendix C: Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests.

Appendix D: Answers.

Glossary.

Credits.

Index.

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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent book for anatomy and physiology. The illustrations are great. The topics are explained with simplicity. I especially loved the muscular and skeletal sections. I also recommend: Anatomy and Physiology Study Guide: Key Review Questions and Answers with Explanations by Patrick Leonardi (Vol 1) (Vol 2) This study guide had great review questions for my college exams. It showed me the type of questions to look out for. These three books helped me a lot with getting good grades.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Please correct the names of the two authors in your description of this book. They are: Gerard J. Tortora Sandra Reynolds Grabowski Thanks
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book is great. It has a lot of information and description, but it is not complicated to understand. It covers anatomy and physiology of the body systems.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I received my book very quickly and it was in great shape! I am a returning college student and the mother of three small children so the price was great!!