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Vander's human physiology : the mechanisms of body function.

Author: Eric P Widmaier; Hershel Raff; Kevin T Strang; Arthur J Vander
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th ed.View all editions and formats
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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. The eleventh 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 eleventh edition features a streamlined,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Widmaier, Eric P.
Vander's human physiology.
Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2008
(OCoLC)605935591
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric P Widmaier; Hershel Raff; Kevin T Strang; Arthur J Vander
ISBN: 9780073049625 007304962X 9780077216092 0077216091 9780071283663 0071283668
OCLC Number: 156845830
Description: xxviii, 770 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Homeostasis: A framework for human physiology --
Ch. 2. Chemical composition of the body --
Ch. 3. Cellular structure, proteins, and metabolism --
Ch. 4. Movement of Molecules across cell membranes --
Ch. 5. Control of cells by chemical messengers --
Ch. 6. Neuronal signaling and the structure of the nervous system --
Ch. 7. Sensory physiology --
Ch. 8. Consciousness, the brain, and behavior --
Ch. 9. Muscle --
Ch. 10. Control of the body movement --
Ch. 11. The Endocrine system --
Ch. 12. Cardiovascular physiology --
Ch. 13. Respiratory physiology --
Ch. 14. The kidneys and regulation of water and inorganic Ions --
Ch. 15. The Digestion and absorption of Foods --
Ch. 16. Regulation of Organic Metabolism and energy balance --
Ch. 17. Reproduction --
Ch. 18. Defense mechanism of the Body --
Ch. 19. Medical Physiology: Integration using clinical cases.
Other Titles: Human physiology
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