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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: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th ed., International student ed.View all editions and formats
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Moving beyond the listing of mere facts, this textbook stresses the causal chains of events that constitute the mechanisms of body function. It presents the principles and facts of human physiology in a format that is suitable for undergraduates regardless of academic background or field of study.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric P Widmaier; Hershel Raff; Kevin T Strang; Arthur J Vander
ISBN: 0071222154 9780071222150
OCLC Number: 685102561
Notes: Text on inside covers.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1: Homeostasis: A Framework for Human Physiology 2: Chemical Composition of the Body 3: Cellular structure, proteins, and Metabolism 4: Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes 5: Control of Cells by Chemical Messengers 6: Neuronal Signaling and the Structure of the Nervous System 7: Sensory Physiology 8: Consciousness, the Brain, and Behavior 9: Muscle 10: Control of Body Movement 11: The Endocrine System 12: Cardiovascular Physiology 13: Respiratory Physiology 14: The Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions 15: The Digestion and Absorption of Food 16: Regulation of Organic Metabolism and Energy Balance 17: Reproduction 18: Defense Mechanisms of the Body 19: Medical Physiology: Integration Using Clinical Cases
Other Titles: Human physiology

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