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A thorough introductory text on human form and function, this text presents a large, complex body of scientific knowledge in an easily understood, conversational writing style. Focusing on concepts rather than descriptions, the text uses a big picture theme of body function and also explains the bodys homeostatic regulation. For the first time, the textbook includes an electronic version of the text via an attached CD-ROM and learning resources from A&P Online with animations by body system, images, an electronic coloring book, interactive exercises, and more.
Table of Contents
|The body as a whole||p. 1|
|Organization of the body||p. 5|
|The chemical basis of life||p. 37|
|Anatomy of cells||p. 77|
|Physiology of cells||p. 103|
|Support and movement||p. 193|
|Skin and its appendages||p. 195|
|Skeletal tissues||p. 229|
|Skeletal system||p. 255|
|Anatomy of the muscular system||p. 347|
|Physiology of the muscular system||p. 395|
|Communication, control, and integration||p. 429|
|Nervous system cells||p. 431|
|Central nervous system||p. 471|
|Peripheral nervous system||p. 515|
|Sense organs||p. 553|
|Endocrine system||p. 593|
|Transportation and defense||p. 645|
|Anatomy of the cardiovascular system||p. 677|
|Physiology of the cardiovascular system||p. 733|
|Lymphatic system||p. 779|
|Immune system||p. 801|
|Respiration, nutrition, and excretion||p. 853|
|Anatomy of the respiratory system||p. 855|
|Physiology of the respiratory system||p. 883|
|Anatomy of the digestive system||p. 925|
|Physiology of the digestive system||p. 961|
|Nutrition and metabolism||p. 993|
|Urinary system||p. 1033|
|Fluid and electrolyte balance||p. 1067|
|Acid-base balance||p. 1089|
|Reproduction and development||p. 1107|
|Male reproductive system||p. 1109|
|Female reproductive system||p. 1129|
|Growth and development||p. 1161|
|Genetics and heredity||p. 1199|
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