Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 13

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 13

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by Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
     
 

The thirteenth edition of the phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the standard for the discipline. The authors maintained a superb balance between structure and function and continue to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic… See more details below

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The thirteenth edition of the phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the standard for the discipline. The authors maintained a superb balance between structure and function and continue to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances. The acclaimed illustration program continues to be refined and is unsurpassed in the market. The thirteenth edition is fully integrated with a host of innovative electronic media, including WileyPlus 5.0 (access purchased separately.) No other text and package offers a teaching and learning environment as rich and complete.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470565100
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/05/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1344
Sales rank:
540,519
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

1An Introduction to the Human Body.

2 The Chemical Level of Organization.

3 The Cellular Level of Organization.

4 The Tissue Level of Organization.

5 The Integumentary System.

6 The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue.

7 The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton.

8 The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton.

9 Joints.

10 Muscular Tissue.

11 The Muscular System.

12 Nervous Tissue.

13 The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves.

14 The Brain and Cranial Nerves.

15 The Autonomic Nervous System .

16 Sensory, Motor and Integrative Systems.

17 The Special Senses.

18 The Endocrine System.

19 The Cardiovascular System: The Blood.

20 The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.

21 The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics.

22 The Lymphatic System and Immunity.

23 The Respiratory System.

24 The Digestive System.

25 Metabolismand Nutrition.

26 The Urinary System.

27 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis.

28 The Reproductive Systems.

29 Development and Inheritance.

Appendix A: Measurements A-1.

Appendix B: Periodic Table B-3.

Appendix C: Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests C-4.

Appendix D: Normal Values for Selected Urine Tests D-6.

Appendix E: Answers E-8.

Glossary.

Credits.

Index.

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