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Vander's Human Physiology

Vander's Human Physiology - 10th edition

Vander's Human Physiology - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780073122861

ISBN10: 0073122866

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Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 06
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
International: No
Vander

ISBN13: 9780073122861

ISBN10: 0073122866

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 06

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Summary

The tenth edition of this classic text has been entrusted into the capable hands for the 2nd time to a dynamic author team. Eric Widmaier, Hershel Raff, and Kevin Strang have taken on the challenge of maintaining the strengths and reputation that have long been the hallmark of Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function. The fundamental purpose of this textbook has remained undeniably the same: to present the principles and facts of human physiology in a format that is suitable for undergraduates regardless of academic background or field of study. Human Physiology, tenth edition, carries on the tradition of clarity and accuracy, while refining and updating the content to meet the needs of today's instructors and students. The tenth edition features a streamlined, clinically oriented focus to the study of human body systems.

New Features

  • New Art Program Almost all the figures have been redone in this edition, ranging from a complete redrawing of the figure to simple labeling changes. A realistic three-dimensional perspective has been added to many of the figures for greater clarity and understanding of the concept.
  • Test Questions New to this edition, the authors have added multiple choice and/or true/false questions to the end of each chapter. What a great study tool for students.
  • eInstruction questions are available with this project and can be found on the Online Learning Center. eInstruction is a wireless student response system that allows for the ultimate in classroom participation, giving you immediate feedback from every student.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 Homeostasis: A Framework for Human Physiology
2 Chemical Composition of the Body
3 Cell Structure and Protein Function
4 Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes
5 Control of Cells by Chemical Messengers
6 Neuronal Signaling and the Structure of the Nervous System
7 Sensory Physiology
8 Consciousness, the Brain, and Behavior
9 Muscle
10 Control of Body Movement
11 The Endocrine System
12 Cardiovascular Physiology
13 Respiratory Physiology
14 The Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions
15 The Digestion and Absorption of Food
16 Regulation of Organic Metabolism and Energy Balance
17 Reproduction
18 Defense Mechanisms of the Body

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