Summary: Anatomy and Physiology seventh edition was designed to help students develop a solid, basic understanding of anatomy and physiology without an encyclopedic presentation of detail. Great care has been taken to select important concepts and to carefully describe the anatomy of cells, organs, and organ systems. The basic recipe that has been followed for seven editions of this text is to combine clear and accurate descriptions of anatomy with precise explanations of how
structures function and examples of how they work together to maintain life. To emphasize the concepts of anatomy and physiology, the authors provide explanations of how the systems respond to aging, changes in physical activity, and disease, with a special focus on homeostasis and the regulatory mechanisms that maintain it. Timely and interesting examples demonstrate the application of knowledge in a clinical context.
Summary: Anatomy and Physiology seventh edition was designed to help students develop a solid, basic understanding of anatomy and physiology without an encyclopedic presentation of detail. Great care has been taken to select important concepts and to carefully describe the anatomy of cells, organs, and organ systems. The basic recipe that has been followed for seven editions of this text is to combine clear and accurate descriptions of anatomy with precise explanations of how structures function and examples of how they work together to maintain life. To emphasize the concepts of anatomy and physiology, the authors provide explanations of how the systems respond to aging, changes in physical activity, and disease, with a special focus on homeostasis and the regulatory mechanisms that maintain it. Timely and interesting examples demonstrate the application of knowledge in a clinical context. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 06 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 02/16/2005 International: No
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Part 1 Organization of the Human Body
1. The Human Organism 2. The Chemical Basis of Life 3. Structure and Function of the Cell 4. Histology: The Study of Tissues
Part 2 Support and Movement
5. Integumentary Systross Anatomy em 6. Skeletal System: Bones and Bone Tissue 7. Skeletal System: Gross Anatomy 8. Articulations and Movement 9. Muscular System: Histology and Physiology 10. Muscular System: G
Part 3 Integration and Control Systems
11. Functional Organization of Nervous Tissue 12. Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 13. Brain and Cranial Nerves 14. Integration of Nervous System Functions 15. The Special Senses 16. Autonomic Nervous System 17. Functional Organization of the Endocrine System 18. Endocrine Glands
Part 4 Regulations and Maintenance
19. Cardiovascular System: Blood 20. Cardiovascular System: The Heart 21. Cardiovascular System: Peripheral Circulation and Regulation 22. Lymphatic System and Immunity 23. Respiratory System 24. Digestive System 25. Nutrition, Metabolism, and Temperature Regulation 26. Urinary System 27. Water, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance
Part 5 Reproduction and Development
28. Reproductive System 29. Development, Growth, Aging, and Genetics Appendix A Table of Measurements Appendix B Scientific Notation Appendix C Solution Concentrations Appendix D pH Appendix E Reference Laboratory Values Appendix F Answers to Review and Comprehension Questions Appendix G Answers to Critical Thinking Questions
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