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Principles of Human Anatomy

Principles of Human Anatomy - 10th edition

Principles of Human Anatomy - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780471420811

ISBN10: 0471420816

Principles of Human Anatomy by Gerard J. Tortora - ISBN 9780471420811
Edition: 10TH 05
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
International: No
Principles of Human Anatomy by Gerard J. Tortora - ISBN 9780471420811

ISBN13: 9780471420811

ISBN10: 0471420816

Edition: 10TH 05

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Principles of Human Anatomy, the market-leading text through its many editions, successfully blends visual and textual elements to illuminate the complexities of human anatomy. A host of carefully crafted pedagogical aids support both the succinctly written narrative as well as the outstanding illustration program. Applications representing a variety of clinical perspectives provide readers with both relevance and motivation. The tenth edition of the book continues to break new ground by offering readersa glimpse into the fascinating history of how we have come to know what we do. In addition, readers are givien the opportunity to explore structure from diverse perspectives, and gain insights into the vital contributions that anatomical knowledge brings to the understanding of functions, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Human Body

2. Cells

3. Tissues

4. Development

5. The Integumentary System

6. Bone Tissue

7. The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton

8. The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton

9. Joints

10. Muscle Tissue

11. The Muscular System

12. Surface Anatomy

13. The Cardiovascular System: Blood

14. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart

15. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels

16. The Lymphatic and Immune System

17. Nervous Tissue

18. The Spinal Cord and the Spinal Nerves

19. The Brain and the Cranial Nerves

20. The Autonomic Nervous System

21. Somatic Senses

22. The Special Senses

23. The Endocrine System

24. The Respiratory System

25. The Digestive System

26. The Urinary System

27. The Reproductive Systems