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Illustrated physiology

Author: B R Mackenna; Robin Callander
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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This book provides a comprehensive look at physiology. New material to this edition includes: "atomic and molecular structure with a special mention for DNA and RNA ; immunity, the alimentary system, the cardiovascular system, the autonomic nervous system and especially the renal system ; difficult concepts such as the function of the loop of Henle, visual and muscle receptors and plasma clearance have additional  Read more...
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Mackenna, B.R.
Illustrated physiology.
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 1997 (1998 printing)
(OCoLC)606061261
Online version:
Mackenna, B.R.
Illustrated physiology.
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 1997 (1998 printing)
(OCoLC)608207866
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B R Mackenna; Robin Callander
ISBN: 0443050600 9780443050602 0443057796 9780443057793
OCLC Number: 34984280
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 338 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction: Atom, Elements, Cells, Tissues and Systems --
Ch. 2. Nutrition and Metabolism: The Sources, Release and Uses of Energy --
Ch. 3. Cell Membrane Functions --
Ch. 4. Digestive System --
Ch. 5. Transport System the Heart, Blood Vessels and Body Fluids: Haemopoietic System --
Ch. 6. Respiratory System --
Ch. 7. Excretory System --
Ch. 8. Endocrine System --
Ch. 9. Reproductive System --
Ch. 10. Central Nervous System --
Locomotor System --
Ch. 11. Autonomic Nervous System and Chemical Transmission at Nerve Endings.
Responsibility: B.R. Mackenna, R. Callander.

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Provides a visual account of normal human physiology. This book presents information in single page units to convey the essentials of a topic.  Read more...

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