Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 10

Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 10

by Elaine N. Marieb
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Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 10

Award-winning author Elaine N. Marieb brings her unique understanding of readers' specific needs to this popular book. Marieb's clear and friendly writing style emphasizes the relevance of anatomy and physiology to readers' lives and careers. It clarifies concepts, defines key terms, and offers just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage to make the content complete without being overly detailed. For instructors and students, or anyone interested in anatomy and physiology.

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ISBN-13: 9780321695987
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/10/2011
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1The Human Body: An Orientation1
An Overview of Anatomy and Physiology2
Levels of Structural Organization2
Maintaining Life7
The Language of Anatomy11
2Basic Chemistry21
Concepts of Matter and Energy22
Composition of Matter23
Molecules and Compounds27
Chemical Bonds and Chemical Reactions30
Biochemistry: The Chemical Composition of Living Matter36
3Cells and Tissues55
Part 1Cells56
Overview of the Cellular Basis of Life56
Anatomy of a Generalized Cell56
Cell Physiology66
Part 2Body Tissues77
Epithelial Tissue78
Connective Tissue81
Muscle Tissue85
Nervous Tissue86
Tissue Repair (Wound Healing)86
Developmental Aspects of Cells and Tissues87
4Skin and Body Membranes95
Classification of Body Membranes96
Integumentary System (Skin)98
Developmental Aspects of Skin and Body Membranes111
5The Skeletal System116
Bones: An Overview116
Axial Skeleton124
Appendicular Skeleton138
Developmental Aspects of the Skeleton153
6The Muscular System161
Overview of Muscle Tissues162
Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle166
Skeletal Muscle Activity168
Muscle Movements, Types, and Names175
Gross Anatomy of Skeletal Muscles181
Developmental Aspects of the Muscular System194
7The Nervous System201
Organization of the Nervous System203
Nervous Tissue: Structure and Function204
Central Nervous System215
Peripheral Nervous System229
Developmental Aspects of the Nervous System243
8Special Senses251
The Eye and Vision252
The Ear: Hearing and Balance264
Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell270
Developmental Aspects of the Special Senses273
9The Endocrine System279
The Endocrine System and Hormone Function--An Overview280
The Major Endocrine Organs283
Other Hormone-Producing Tissues and Organs300
Developmental Aspects of the Endocrine System300
Composition and Functions of Blood308
Blood Groups and Transfusions318
Developmental Aspects of Blood321
11The Cardiovascular System327
Cardiovascular System: The Heart328
Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels339
Developmental Aspects of the Cardiovascular System360
12The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses367
Lymphatic System368
Lymphatic Vessels368
Lymph Nodes369
Other Lymphoid Organs371
Body Defenses372
Nonspecific Body Defenses373
Specific Body Defenses: The Immune System377
Developmental Aspects of the Lymphatic System and Body Defenses396
13The Respiratory System403
Functional Anatomy of the Respiratory System404
Respiratory Physiology411
Respiratory Disorders422
Developmental Aspects of the Respiratory System424
14The Digestive System and Body Metabolism431
Part IAnatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System432
Anatomy of the Digestive System432
Functions of the Digestive System445
Part IINutrition and Metabolism456
Developmental Aspects of the Digestive System and Metabolism468
15The Urinary System479
Ureters, Urinary Bladder, and Urethra489
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance491
Developmental Aspects of the Urinary System497
16The Reproductive System503
Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System504
Male Reproductive Functions508
Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System511
Female Reproductive Functions and Cycles516
Mammary Glands520
Survey of Pregnancy and Embryonic Development522
Developmental Aspects of the Reproductive System529
Appendix AWord Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes539
Appendix BPeriodic Table of the Elements542
Appendix CKey Information about Vitamins and Many Essential Minerals543
Appendix DA.D.A.M. Correlations545
Photography and Art Credits551

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