Human Anatomy / Edition 5 available in Hardcover
Read it, See it, Master it!
Read it – Ken Saladin explains human anatomy in an engaging, yet efficient way. He puts a premium on the words, and uses student–relevant analogies to motivate the reader.
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From the most pedagogically sound organisation to the exceptional art, to the integration of text with technology, Saladin has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable students to understand and appreciate the wonders of human anatomy. This distinctive text was developed to stand apart from all other anatomy texts with an approach borne out of more than 30 years of teaching, unparalleled art, and a writing style that has been acclaimed by reviewers. Designed for a one–semester college anatomy course, Saladin requires no prior knowledge of chemistry or cell biology.
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About the Author
Kenneth S. Saladin is Professor of Biology at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, where he has taught since 1977. Ken teaches human anatomy and physiology, introductory medical physiology, histology, animal behavior, and natural history of the Galápagos Islands. He has also previously taught introductory biology, general zoology, sociobiology, parasitology, and biomedical etymology. Ken is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, American Association of Anatomists, American Physiological Society, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the author of the best-selling textbooks Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function and Human Anatomy. Ken and his wife Diane have two adult children.
Table of Contents
P A R T O N E Organization of the Body1 The Study of Human Anatomy 2 Cytology—The Study of Cells 3 Histology—The Study of Tissues 4 Human Development
P A R T T W O Support and Movement5 The Integumentary System 6 Bone Tissue 7 The Axial Skeleton 8 The Appendicular Skeleton 9 Joints 10 The Muscular System—Introduction 11 The Axial Musculature 12 The Appendicular Musculature Atlas of Regional and Surface Anatomy
P A R T T H R E E Integration and Control13 Nervous Tissue 14 The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 15 The Brain and Cranial Nerves 16 The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Reflexes 17 Sense Organs 18 The Endocrine System
P A R T F O U R Maintenance19 The Circulatory System I—Blood 20 The Circulatory System II—The Heart 21 The Circulatory System III—Blood Vessels 22 The Lymphatic System and Immunity 23 The Respiratory System 24 The Digestive System 25 The Urinary System
P A R T F I V E Reproduction26 The Reproductive System
Appendix: Answers to Chapter Review Questions