CliffsStudySolver: Anatomy and Physiology

CliffsStudySolver: Anatomy and Physiology

by Steven Bassett


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The CliffsStudySolver workbooks combine 20 percent review material with 80 percent practice problems (and the answers!) to help make your lessons stick.

CliffsStudySolver Anatomy & Physiology is for students who want to reinforce their knowledge with a learn-by-doing approach. Inside, you’ll get the practice you need to bone up on body systems and more with problem-solving tools such as

  • Straightforward, concise reviews of every topic
  • Terms and principles for each subject
  • Helpful charts and illustrations
  • Practice problems in every chapter—with explanations and solutions
  • A diagnostic pretest to assess your current skills
  • A full-length exam that adapts to your skill level

Starting off with an introduction to anatomical terms and physiological concepts, this workbook ventures into cellular structure, cell reproduction, and chemistry, both organic and inorganic. You'll explore the muscular, central nervous, lymphatic, and endocrine systems, plus details about

  • Skin, hair, nails, and glands
  • Bones of the cranium, sternum, and vertebral column
  • The five senses
  • Blood composition and types
  • Metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates
  • The male and female reproductive systems

Practice makes perfect—and whether you're taking lessons or teaching yourself, CliffsStudySolver guides can help you make the grade.

Author Steven Bassett started teaching anatomy and physiology at the high school level in 1978. He has been the lead instructor for anatomy and physiology at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1990. He is adjunct professor in the Physician's Assistance Program at Union College in Lincoln.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764574696
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/11/2005
Series: Cliffs Study Solver Series
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 640,387
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

About the Author

STEVEN BASSETT holds a Masters of Science in the Biological Sciences, and is a professor of anatomy at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Table of Contents


Pretest Questions.

Key to Pretest Questions.

Chapter 1: Introductory Anatomical Terms and Physiological Concepts.

Chapter 2: The Chemistry of Anatomy and Physiology.

Chapter 3: The Cell.

Chapter 4: Cells and Tissues.

Chapter 5: The Integumentary System.

Chapter 6: The Axial Skeletal System.

Chapter 7: The Appendicular Skeletal System.

Chapter 8: The Muscular System.

Chapter 9: General Nervous System.

Chapter 10: The Central Nervous System.

Chapter 11: The Peripheral Nervous System.

Chapter 12: The Five Senses.

Chapter 13: The Endocrine System.

Chapter 14: The Blood.

Chapter 15: The Heart and Blood Vessels.

Chapter 16: The Lymphatic System.

Chapter 17: The Respiratory System.

Chapter 18: The Digestive System.

Chapter 19:Metabolism.

Chapter 20: The Urinary System.

Chapter 21: The Reproductive System.

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