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Vander's Human Physiology

Vander's Human Physiology - 12th edition

Vander's Human Physiology - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780077350017

ISBN10: 0077350014

Vander
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 12TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No
Vander

ISBN13: 9780077350017

ISBN10: 0077350014

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 12TH 11

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Summary

The fundamental purpose of this textbook is 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.

Author Bio

Eric P. Widmaier received his Ph.D. in 1984 in Endocrinology from the University of California at San Francisco. His postdoctoral training was in endocrinology and physiology at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, and The Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA. He is currently Professor of Biology at Boston University.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

able of Contents

Homeostasis: A Framework for Human Physiology
Chemical Composition of the Body
Cellular structure, proteins, and Metabolism
Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes
Control of Cells by Chemical Messengers
Neuronal Signaling and the Structure of the Nervous System
Sensory Physiology
Consciousness, the Brain, and Behavior
Muscle
Control of Body Movement
The Endocrine System
Cardiovascular Physiology
Respiratory Physiology
The Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions
The Digestion and Absorption of Food
Regulation of Organic Metabolism and Energy Balance
Reproduction
Defense Mechanisms of the Body
Medical Physiology: Integration Using Clinical Cases

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