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Principles of Human Anatomy / Edition 12

Principles of Human Anatomy / Edition 12

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by Gerard J. Tortora, Mark Nielsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470567058

ISBN-13: 9780470567050

Pub. Date: 12/07/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Principles of Human Anatomy, the market-leading text through its many editions, successfully blends visual and textual elements to illuminate the complexities of human anatomy. A host of carefully crafted pedagogical aids support both the succinctly written narrative as well as the outstanding illustration program. Applications representing a variety of

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Principles of Human Anatomy, the market-leading text through its many editions, successfully blends visual and textual elements to illuminate the complexities of human anatomy. A host of carefully crafted pedagogical aids support both the succinctly written narrative as well as the outstanding illustration program. Applications representing a variety of clinical perspectives provide readers with both relevance and motivation. The tenth edition of the book continues to break new ground by offering readers a glimpse into the fascinating history of how we have come to know what we do. In addition, readers are given the opportunity to explore structure from diverse perspectives, and gain insights into the vital contributions that anatomical knowledge brings to the understanding of functions, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470567050
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1056
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Human Body.

2. Cells.

3. Tissues.

4. The Integumentary System.

5. Bone Tissue.

6. The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton.

7. The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton.

8. Joints.

9. Muscle Tissue.

10. The Muscular System.

11. Surface Anatomy.

12. The Cardiovascular System: Blood.

13. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.

14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels.

15. The Lymphatic System.

16. Nervous Tissue.

17. The Spinal Cord and the Spinal Nerves.

18. The Brain and the Cranial Nerves.

19. General Senses and Sensory and Motor Pathways.

20. Special Senses.

21. The Autonomic Nervous System.

22. The Endocrine System.

23. The Respiratory System.

24. The Digestive System.

25. The Urinary System.

26. The Reproductive Systems.

27. Developmental Anatomy.

Appendix.

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