This revised edition answers the demand for a leaner version of MariebOsHuman Anatomy & Physiology, one that assumes less need for in-depth coverage of pregnancy, heredity, and the developmental aspects of various body systems, while keeping basic themes such as homeostatic imbalances strategically in place. Elaine MariebOs instinct for providing colorful, dynamic explication of body system anatomy & physiology creates a focused presentation of basic principles. Accompanied by a supplements package that faithfully reflects the content of this new text, instructors and students alike will benefit from this convenient, integrated learning system.The entire human body, including bones and skeletal tissues, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, and the reproductive system.For college instructors and students, or anyone interested in human anatomy & physiology.
Table of Contents
1. The Human Body: An Orientation. 2. Chemistry Comes Alive. 3. Cells: The Living Units. 4. Tissue: The Living Fabric. 5. The Integumentary System. 6. Bones and Skeletal Tissues. 7. The Skeleton. 8. Joints. 9. Muscles and Muscle Tissue. 10. The Muscular System. 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. 16. Blood. 17. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart. 18. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels. 19. The Lymphatic System. 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-Base Balance. 26. The Reproductive System.