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Introduction to human physiology

Author: Lauralee Sherwood
Publisher: Pacific Grove, Calif. : Brooks/Cole ; Andover : Cengage Learning [distributor], ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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"Organized around the central theme of homeostasis - how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function - this title helps you understand how each component of the course depends on the others and appreciate the integrated functioning of the human body." -- Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauralee Sherwood
ISBN: 9781133104544 1133104541
OCLC Number: 793547682
Notes: "International edition"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: xxxiii, 832 [100] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction to Physiology and Homeostasis --
Ch. 2. Cell Physiology --
Ch. 3. The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential --
Ch. 4. Principles or Neural and Hormonal Communication --
Ch. 5. The Central Nervous System --
Ch. 6. The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division; Special Senses --
Ch. 7. The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division --
Ch. 8. Muscle Physiology --
Ch. 9. Cardiac Physiology --
Ch. 10. The Blood Vessels and Bloos Pressure --
Ch. 11. The Blood --
Ch. 12. Body Defenses --
Ch. 13. The Respiratory System --
Ch. 14. The Urinary System --
Ch. 15. Fluid and Acid-Base Balance --
Ch. 16. The Digestive System --
Ch. 17. Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation --
Ch. 18. Principles of Endocrinology; The Central Endocrine Glands --
Ch. 19. The Peripheral Endocrine Glands --
Ch. 20. The Reproductive System.
Responsibility: Lauralee Sherwood.

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