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Principles of anatomy and physiology

Author: Gerard J Tortora; Bryan Derrickson
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th edView all editions and formats
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"This edition of 'Principles of Anatomy and Physiology' maintains the superb balance between structure and function. It continues to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances. The acclaimed illustration program is also even better along with the redevelopment of many of the figures depicting the toughest topics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlas
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Tortora, Gerard J.
Principles of anatomy and physiology.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010
(OCoLC)752399316
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard J Tortora; Bryan Derrickson
ISBN: 9780470084717 0470084715 0470233478 9780470233474 9780470424148 0470424141 9780470394953 0470394951 9780470392348 0470392347
OCLC Number: 192027371
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + 1 atlas (vii, 71 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm)
Contents: An introduction to the human body --
The chemical level of organization --
The cellular level of organization --
The tissue level of organization --
The integumentary system --
The skeletal system: bone tissue --
The skeletal system: the axial skeleton --
The skeletal system: the appendicular skeleton --
Joints --
Muscular tissue --
The muscular system --
Nervous tissue --
The spinal cord and spinal nerves --
The brain and cranial nerves --
The autonomic nervous system --
Sensory, motor, and integrative systems --
The special senses --
The endocrine system --
The cardiovascular system: the blood --
The cardiovascular system: the heart --
The cardiovascular system: blood vessels and hemodynamics --
The lymphatic system and immunity --
The respiratory system --
The digestive system --
Metabolism and nutrition --
The urinary system --
Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base homeostasis --
The reproductive systems --
Development and inheritance.
Responsibility: Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan Derrickson.
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The new edition of Principles of Anatomy and Physiology maintains the superb balance between structure and function. It continues to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and  Read more...

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Unit I: Organization of the Human Body -- 1. An Introduction to the Human Body -- 2. The Chemical Level of Organization -- 3. The Cellular Level of Organization -- 4. The Tissue Level of Organization -- 5. The Integumentary System -- Unit II: Principles of Support and Movement -- 6. The Skeletal System: 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 -- Unit III: Control Systems of the Human Body -- 12. Nervous Tissue -- 13. The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves -- 14. The Brain and Cranial Nerves -- 15. The Autonomic Nervous System -- 16. Sensory, Motor and Integrative Systems -- 17. The Special Senses -- 18. The Endocrine System -- Unit IV: Maintenance of the Human Body -- 19. The Cardiovascular System: The Blood -- 20. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart -- 21. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics -- 22. The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity -- 23. The Respiratory System -- 24. The Digestive System -- 25. Metabolism -- 26. The Urinary System -- 27. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis -- Unit V: Continuity -- 28. The Reproductive Systems -- 29. Development and Inheritance -- Appendices -- Glossary.

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A"This is an excellent book for teaching human anatomy and physiology courses.A" (Doody's , August 2009)

 
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