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Overview

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.
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A standard textbook for the introductory course in human anatomy, geared to students in health-oriented and medical programs. This edition features a completely revised art program, and "Questions with Figures,"--questions designed to help students interpret the figures and correlate them with the text material. An extensive ancillary package is available to supplement the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470567050
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/7/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 1056
  • Sales rank: 791,620
  • 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 Development.

5 The Integumentary System.

6 Bone Tissue.

7 The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton.

8 The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton.

9 Joints.

10 Muscle Tissue.

11 The Muscular System.

12 The Cardiovascular System: Blood.

13 The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.

14 The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels.

15 The Lymphatic and Immune System.

16 Nervous Tissue.

17 The Spinal Cord and the Spinal Nerves.

18 The Brain and the Cranial Nerves.

19 The Autonomic Nervous System.

20 Somatic Senses and Motor Control..

21 Special Senses.

22 The Endocrine System.

23 The Respiratory System.

24 The Digestive System.

25 The Urinary System.

26 The Reproductive Systems.

27 Surface Anatomy.

Appendix A: Measurements.

Appendix B: Answers.

Glossary.

Credits.

Index.

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