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Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 8

Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 8

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Designed for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field. The unparalleled teaching system is highly effective in providing students with a solid understanding of the important concepts in anatomy and physiology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072932249
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Publication date: 04/23/2003
Edition description: Book & CD-ROM
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

About the Author

David Shier teaches at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is the biology department chair. He received his Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan.

Jackie Butler is chair of the Department of Science at Grayson County College. She did her graduate studies in Neuroscience at the University of North Texas.

Ricki Lewis, well-known author of Life, Beginnings of Life, and Human Genetics. She received her Ph.D. in genetics from Indiana University. She is practicing genetics counselor for Women's Medical Health Care in New York.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Levels of Organization
1 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
2 Chemical Basis of Life
3 Cells
4 Cellular Metabolism
5 Tissues
Unit 2 Support and Movement
6 Integumentary System
7 Skeletal System
8 Muscular System
Unit 3 Integration and Coordination
9 Nervous System
10 The Senses
11 Endocrine System
Unit 4 Transport
12 Blood
13 Cardiovascular System
14 Lymphatic System and Immunity
Unit 5 Absorption and Excretion
15 Digestion and Nutrition
16 Respiratory System
17 Urinary System
18 Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Unit 6 The Human Life Cycle
19 Reproductive Systems
20 Pregnancy, Growth, and Development

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