9780321616401

Anatomy and Physiology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321616401

  • ISBN10:

    0321616405

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/22/2010
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Anatomy & Physiology,Fourth Editionanswers the demand for a leaner version of Elaine Marieb and Katja Hoehnrs"s top-sellingHuman Anatomy & Physiology.This streamlined text has removed coverage of pregnancy, heredity, and the developmental aspects of various body systems, while keeping basic themes such as homeostatic imbalances strategically in place. Marieb draws on her career as an A&P professor and her experience as a part-time nursing student, while Hoehn relies on her medical education and classroom experience to explain concepts and processes in a meaningful and memorable way. The most significant revision to date, theFourth Editionmakes it easier for you to learn key concepts in A&P. The new edition features a whole new art program that is not only more visually dynamic and vibrant than in previous editions but is also much more pedagogically effective and includes new Focus figures, which guide you through the toughest concepts in A&P. The text has been edited to make it easier than ever to study from and navigate, with integrated objectives, new concept check questions, and a new design program. The robust media package provides you with indispensable practice tools, tutorials, and self-assessments to help you succeed in your A&P lecture and lab course. Package Components: Interactive Physiology reg; 10-System Suite (IP-10)CD-ROM A Brief Atlas of the Human Body,Second Edition Access to myA&P trade; Website with Pearson eText forAnatomy & Physiology, Fourth Edition

Table of Contents

I. ORGANIZATION OF THE BODY

1.The Human Body: An Orientation

2. Chemistry Comes Alive

3. Cells: The Living Units

4. Tissues: The Living Fabric

II. COVERING, SUPPORT, AND MOVEMENT OF THE BODY

5. The Integumentary System

6. Bones and Skeletal Tissues

7. The Skeleton

8.  Joints

9. Muscles and Muscle Tissue

10. The Muscular System

III. REGULATION AND INTEGRATION OF THE BODY

11. Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue

12. The Central Nervous System

13. The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity

14. The Autonomic Nervous System

15. The Endocrine System

IV. MAINTENANCE OF THE BODY

16. Blood

17. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart

18. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels

19. The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Organs and Tissues

20. The Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Body Defenses

21. The Respiratory System

22. The Digestive System

23. Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature Regulation

24. The Urinary System

25. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Based Balance

V.  CONTINUITY

26. The Reproductive System

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