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Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology,9780803604070

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

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Edition:
3rd
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9780803604070

ISBN10:
0803604076
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/1/1998
Publisher(s):
F a Davis Co
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Summary

Rely on this bestselling textbook and its accompanying workbook to provide classroom-ready learning for all nursing and allied health students.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Organization and General Plan of the Body
1(17)
Levels of Organization
4(3)
Homeostasis
7(3)
Terminology and General Plan of the Body
10(8)
CHAPTER 2 Some Basic Chemistry
18(23)
Elements
20(1)
Atoms
21(1)
Chemical Bonds
21(3)
Chemical Reactions
24(1)
Inorganic Compounds of Importance
24(5)
Organic Compounds of Importance
29(12)
CHAPTER 3 Cells
41(20)
Cell Structure
44(3)
Cellular Transport Mechanisms
47(4)
The Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis
51(2)
Cell Division
53(4)
Aging and Cells
57(4)
CHAPTER 4 Tissues and Membranes
61(20)
Epithelial Tissue
64(4)
Connective Tissue
68(5)
Muscle Tissue
73(2)
Nerve Tissue
75(1)
Membranes
75(3)
Aging and Tissues
78(3)
CHAPTER 5 The Integumetary System
81(14)
The Skin
84(8)
Subcutaneous Tissue
92(1)
Aging and the Integumentary System
93(2)
CHAPTER 6 The Skeletal System
95(31)
Functions of the Skeleton
98(1)
Types of Bone Tissue
98(1)
Classification of Bones
98(2)
Embryonic Growth of Bone
100(3)
Factors That Affect Bone Growth and Maintenance
103(2)
The Skeleton
105(12)
Joints-Articulations
117(5)
Aging and the Skeletal System
122(4)
CHAPTER 7 The Muscular System
126(26)
Muscle Structure
128(1)
Muscle Tone
129(1)
Muscle Sense
130(1)
Energy Sources for Muscle Contraction
131(1)
Muscle Fiber-Microscopic Structure
131(4)
Mechanism of Contraction-Sliding Filament Theory
135(1)
Responses to Exercise-Maintaining Homeostasis
136(2)
Aging and the Muscular System
138(1)
Major Muscles of the Body
139(13)
CHAPTER 8 The Nervous System
152(32)
Nervous System Divisions
154(1)
Nerve Tissue
154(3)
Types of Neurons
157(2)
Nerves and Nerve Tracts
159(1)
The Nerve Impulse
159(1)
The Spinal Cord
160(4)
The Brain
164(8)
Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid
172(2)
Cranial Nerves
174(2)
The Autonomic Nervous System
176(3)
Aging and the Nervous System
179(5)
CHAPTER 9 The Senses
184(24)
Sensory Pathway
186(1)
Characteristics of Sensations
186(1)
Cutaneous Senses
187(1)
Muscle Sense
188(1)
Sense of Taste
188(1)
Sense of Smell
188(1)
Hunger and Thirst
188(2)
The Eye
190(7)
The Ear
197(6)
Arterial Receptors
203(1)
Aging and the Senses
203(5)
CHAPTER 10 The Endocrine System
208(25)
Chemistry of Hormones
210(1)
Regulation of Hormone Secretion
210(2)
The Pituitary Gland
212(5)
Thyroid Gland
217(2)
Parathyroid Glands
219(1)
Pancreas
220(1)
Adrenal Glands
221(4)
Ovaries
225(2)
Testes
227(1)
Other Hormones
227(1)
Mechanisms of Hormone Action
228(1)
Aging and the Endocrine System
229(4)
CHAPTER 11 Blood
233(23)
Characteristics of Blood
236(1)
Plasma
236(2)
Blood Cells
238(18)
CHAPTER 12 The Heart
256(18)
Location and Pericardial Membranes
258(1)
Chambers-Vessels and Valves
258(3)
Coronary Vessels
261(1)
Cardiac Cycle and Heart Sounds
261(4)
Cardiac Conduction Pathway
265(1)
Heart Rate
265(1)
Cardiac Output
265(3)
Regulation of Heart Rate
268(2)
Aging and the Heart
270(4)
CHAPTER 13 The Vascular System
274(28)
Arteries
276(1)
Veins
276(1)
Capillaries
277(3)
Pathways of Circulation
280(9)
Velocity of Blood Flow
289(3)
Blood Pressure
292(2)
Regulation of Blood Pressure
294(4)
Aging and the Vascular system
298(4)
CHAPTER 14 The Lymphatic System and Immunity
302(22)
Lymph
304(1)
Lymph Vessels
304(1)
Lymph Nodes and Nodules
304(2)
Spleen
306(3)
Thymus
309(2)
Immunity
311(9)
Aging and the Lymphatic System
320(4)
CHAPTER 15 The Respiratory System
324(25)
Divisions of the Respiratory System
326(5)
Mechanism of Breathing
331(3)
Exchange of Gases
334(3)
Transport of Gases in the Blood
337(3)
Pulmonary Volumes
340(1)
Regulation of Respiration
341(2)
Respiration and Acid-Base Balance
343(1)
Aging and the Respiratory System
344(5)
CHAPTER 16 The Digestive System
349(28)
Divisions of the Digestive System
352(1)
Types of Digestion
352(1)
Oral Cavity
352(5)
Pharynx
357(1)
Esophagus
357(1)
Structural Layers of the Alimentary Tube
357(2)
Stomach
359(2)
Small Intestine
361(1)
Liver
361(1)
Gallbladder
361(3)
Pancreas
364(1)
Completion of Digestion and Absorption
365(1)
Large Intestine
365(5)
Other Functions of the Liver
370(2)
Aging and the Digestive System
372(5)
CHAPTER 17 Body Temperature and Metabolism
377(23)
Body Temperature
380(6)
Metabolism
386(10)
Aging and Metabolism
396(4)
CHAPTER 18 The Urinary System
400(21)
Kidneys
402(2)
Formation of Urine
404(7)
The Kidneys and Acid-Base Balance
411(1)
Other Functions of the Kidneys
411(2)
Elimination of Urine
413(1)
Characteristics of Urine
414(3)
Aging and the Urinary System
417(4)
CHAPTER 19 Fluid-Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
421(15)
Water Compartments
424(1)
Water Intake and Output
425(2)
Electrolytes
427(3)
Acid-Base Balance
430(3)
Aging and Fluid and pH Regulation
433(3)
CHAPTER 20 The Reproductive Systems
436(21)
Meiosis
438(3)
Male Reproductive System
441(4)
Female Reproductive System
445(7)
Aging and the Reproductive Systems
452(5)
CHAPTER 21 Human Development and Genetics
457(24)
Human Development
460(11)
Genetics
471(10)
CHAPTER 22 An Introduction to Microbiology and Human Disease
481(31)
Classification of Microorganisms
484(2)
Normal Flora
486(1)
Infectious Disease
487(2)
Epidemiology
489(2)
Methods of Control of Microbes
491(1)
The Pathogens
492(25)
Appendixes 512(16)
A Units of Measure 512(3)
B Abbreviations 515(2)
C Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests 517(2)
D Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests 519(1)
E Suggestions for Further Reading 520(2)
F Prefixes, Combining, Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology 522(4)
G Eponymous Terms 526(2)
Glossary 528(41)
Index 569


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