ISBN-10:
0071377263
ISBN-13:
9780071377263
Pub. Date:
11/12/2003
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Appleton & Lange Review of Physiology / Edition 2

Appleton & Lange Review of Physiology / Edition 2

by David G. Penney

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ISBN-13: 9780071377263
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/12/2003
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.45(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Other Readingix
Part 1Introduction
1.Basic Principles3
Part 2Peripheral Nervous Control
2.Organization of the Peripheral Nerves11
3.Transmembrane Potential17
4.Autonomic Nervous System25
Part 3Contraction
5.Skeletal Muscle33
6.Cardiac Muscle43
7.The Heart--Mechanical Properties55
8.Smooth Muscle71
Part 4Circulation
9.Arteries, Arteriovenous Anastomoses, and Veins77
10.Control of the Circulation89
11.Capillaries and Sinusoids103
12.Extravascular Fluid Systems109
13.Hemostasis113
14.Blood117
15.The Erythrocyte123
Part 5Respiration
16.Ventilation133
17.Diffusion and Perfusion143
18.Control of Respiration149
Part 6Urine Formation
19.Filtration, Reabsorption, and Secretion157
20.Acid-Base Balance167
21.Control of the Kidney171
Part 7Digestion and Energy Balance
22.Mouth, Esophagus, and Stomach179
23.Small and Large Intestine185
24.Energy Balance195
25.Body Temperature203
Part 8Endocrine Control
26.Hormones211
27.Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands217
28.Hypothalamus, Pituitary, and Other Endocrine Glands223
29.Fertilization, Growth, and Maturation227
30.Female Reproductive System233
Part 9Sensation and Integration
31.Vision243
32.Other Senses249
33.Central Nervous System255
Index263

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