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Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780803610071

ISBN10:
0803610076
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2002
Publisher(s):
F a Davis Co

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Summary

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Table of Contents

Organization and General Plan of the Body
1(18)
Levels of Organization
4(3)
Homeostasis
7(3)
Terminology and General Plan of the Body
10(9)
Some Basic Chemistry
19(23)
Elements
22(1)
Atoms
23(1)
Chemical Bonds
23(3)
Chemical Reactions
26(1)
Inorganic Compounds of Importance
26(5)
Organic Compounds of Importance
31(11)
Cells
42(20)
Cell Structure
44(3)
Cellular Transport Mechanisms
47(3)
The Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis
50(3)
Cell Division
53(5)
Aging and Cells
58(4)
Tissues and Membranes
62(19)
Epithelial Tissue
64(4)
Connective Tissue
68(5)
Muscle Tissue
73(2)
Nerve Tissue
75(1)
Membranes
75(1)
Aging and Tissues
76(5)
The Integumentary System
81(16)
The Skin
84(9)
Subcutaneous Tissue
93(1)
Aging and the Integumentary System
93(4)
The Skeletal System
97(31)
Functions of the Skeleton
100(1)
Types of Bone Tissue
100(1)
Classification of Bones
100(2)
Embryonic Growth of Bone
102(1)
Factors That Affect Bone Growth and Maintenance
102(4)
The Skeleton
106(14)
Joints---Articulations
120(4)
Aging and the Skeletal System
124(4)
The Muscular System
128(26)
Muscle Structure
130(1)
Muscle Tone
131(1)
Muscle Sense
132(1)
Energy Sources for Muscle Contraction
133(1)
Muscle Fiber---Microscopic Structure
134(1)
Mechanism of Contraction---Sliding Filament Theory
135(4)
Responses to Exercise---Maintaining Homeostasis
139(1)
Aging and the Muscular System
140(1)
Major Muscles of the Body
140(14)
The Nervous System
154(32)
Nervous System Divisions
156(1)
Nerve Tissue
156(4)
Types of Neurons
160(1)
Nerves and Nerve Tracts
161(1)
The Nerve Impulse
161(1)
The Spinal Cord
161(5)
The Brain
166(8)
Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid
174(1)
Cranial Nerves
174(1)
The Autonomic Nervous System
174(7)
Aging and the Nervous System
181(5)
The Senses
186(24)
Sensory Pathway
188(1)
Characteristics of Sensations
188(1)
Cutaneous Senses
189(1)
Muscle Sense
190(1)
Sense of Taste
190(1)
Sense of Smell
190(2)
Hunger and Thirst
192(1)
The Eye
192(5)
The Ear
197(8)
Arterial Receptors
205(1)
Aging and the Senses
205(5)
The Endocrine System
210(26)
Chemistry of Hormones
212(1)
Regulation of Hormone Secretion
212(2)
The Pituitary Gland
214(3)
Thyroid Gland
217(3)
Parathyroid Glands
220(1)
Pancreas
221(2)
Adrenal Glands
223(6)
Ovaries
229(1)
Testes
230(1)
Other Hormones
230(1)
Mechanisms of Hormone Action
231(1)
Aging and the Endocrine System
232(4)
Blood
236(22)
Characteristics of Blood
238(1)
Plasma
238(2)
Blood Cells
240(18)
The Heart
258(17)
Location and Pericardial Membranes
260(1)
Chambers---Vessels and Valves
260(3)
Coronary Vessels
263(1)
Cardiac Cycle and Heart Sounds
264(1)
Cardiac Conduction Pathway
264(4)
Heart Rate
268(1)
Cardiac Output
269(1)
Regulation of Heart Rate
270(1)
Aging and the Heart
270(5)
The Vascular System
275(29)
Arteries
278(1)
Veins
278(1)
Capillaries
279(2)
Pathways of Circulation
281(10)
Velocity of Blood Flow
291(1)
Blood Pressure
292(4)
Regulation of Blood Pressure
296(3)
Aging and the Vascular System
299(5)
The Lymphatic System and Immunity
304(20)
Lymph
306(1)
Lymph Vessels
306(1)
Lymph Nodes and Nodules
306(2)
Spleen
308(1)
Thymus
308(3)
Immunity
311(8)
Aging and the Lymphatic System
319(5)
The Respiratory System
324(24)
Divisions of the Respiratory System
326(3)
Mechanism of Breathing
329(4)
Exchange of Gases
333(1)
Transport of Gases in the Blood
334(3)
Pulmonary Volumes
337(1)
Regulation of Respiration
337(5)
Respiration and Acid-Base Balance
342(1)
Aging and the Respiratory System
343(5)
The Digestive System
348(26)
Divisions of the Digestive System
350(1)
Types of Digestion
350(1)
Oral Cavity
350(3)
Pharynx
353(1)
Esophagus
353(1)
Structural Layers of the Alimentary Tube
353(3)
Stomach
356(2)
Small Intestine
358(1)
Liver
359(1)
Gallbladder
359(1)
Pancreas
359(2)
Completion of Digestion and Absorption
361(1)
Large Intestine
362(3)
Other Functions of the Liver
365(5)
Aging and the Digestive System
370(4)
Body Temperature and Metabolism
374(21)
Body Temperature
376(4)
Metabolism
380(11)
Aging and Metabolism
391(4)
The Urinary System
395(22)
Kidneys
398(2)
Formation of Urine
400(6)
The Kidneys and Acid-Base Balance
406(1)
Other Functions of the Kidneys
407(2)
Elimination of Urine
409(2)
Characteristics of Urine
411(1)
Aging and the Urinary System
412(5)
Fluid-Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
417(14)
Water Compartments
420(1)
Water Intake and Output
421(2)
Electrolytes
423(1)
Acid-Base Balance
423(5)
Aging and Fluid and pH Regulation
428(3)
The Reproductive Systems
431(21)
Meiosis
434(1)
Male Reproductive System
435(4)
Female Reproductive System
439(7)
Aging and the Reproductive Systems
446(6)
Human Development and Genetics
452(22)
Human Development
454(10)
Genetics
464(10)
An Introduction to Microbiology and Human Disease
474(32)
Classification of Microorganisms
476(2)
Normal Flora
478(1)
Infectious Disease
478(3)
Epidemiology
481(2)
Methods of Control of Microbes
483(2)
The Pathogens
485(21)
Appendixes 506(15)
A Units of Measure
506(3)
B Abbreviations
509(2)
C Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests
511(2)
D Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests
513(1)
E Suggestions for Further Reading
514(1)
F Prefixes, Combining Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology
515(4)
G Eponymous Terms
519(2)
Glossary 521(40)
Index 561


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