Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 12

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 12

by Gerard J. Tortora
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470408855

ISBN-13: 9780470408858

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

A solid scientific presentation of the principles of the human structure and function! The outstanding illustration program and innovative learning features frame a superb balance between anatomy and physiology that emphasizes correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances.

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A solid scientific presentation of the principles of the human structure and function! The outstanding illustration program and innovative learning features frame a superb balance between anatomy and physiology that emphasizes correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470408858
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.80(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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