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Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology,9780803615465

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780803615465

ISBN10:
0803615469
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/29/2006
Publisher(s):
F A DAVIS CO
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Table of Contents

Organization and General Plan of the Body
1(20)
Levels of Organization
4(3)
Metabolism and Homeostasis
7(5)
Terminology and General Plan of the Body
12(9)
Some Basic Chemistry
21(25)
Elements
24(1)
Atoms
24(1)
Chemical Bonds
25(3)
Chemical Reactions
28(1)
Inorganic Compounds of Importance
28(5)
Organic Compounds of Importance
33(13)
Cells
46(21)
Cell Structure
48(4)
Cellular Transport Mechanisms
52(4)
The Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis
56(4)
Cell Division
60(3)
Aging and Cells
63(4)
Tissues and Membranes
67(21)
Epithelial Tissue
70(4)
Connective Tissue
74(5)
Muscle Tissue
79(2)
Nerve Tissue
81(1)
Membranes
82(2)
Aging and Tissues
84(4)
The Integumentary System
88(16)
The Skin
90(9)
Subcutaneous Tissue
99(2)
Aging and the Integumentary System
101(3)
The Skeletal System
104(31)
Functions of the Skeleton
106(1)
Types of Bone Tissue
106(1)
Classification of Bones
106(2)
Embryonic Growth of Bone
108(1)
Factors That Affect Bone Growth and Maintenance
108(4)
The Skeleton
112(16)
Joints---Articulations
128(1)
Aging and the Skeletal System
128(7)
The Muscular System
135(28)
Muscle Structure
138(2)
Muscle Tone
140(1)
Muscle Sense
141(1)
Energy Sources for Muscle Contraction
141(1)
Muscle Fiber---Microscopic Structure
142(4)
Contraction---The Sliding Filament Mechanism
146(1)
Responses to Exercise---Maintaining Homeostasis
147(2)
Aging and the Muscular System
149(1)
Major Muscles of the Body
149(14)
The Nervous System
163(33)
Nervous System Divisions
166(1)
Nerve Tissue
166(4)
Types of Neurons
170(1)
Nerves and Nerve Tracts
171(1)
The Nerve Impulse
171(1)
The Spinal Cord
171(5)
The Brain
176(8)
Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid
184(2)
Cranial Nerves
186(1)
The Autonomic Nervous System
187(4)
Aging and the Nervous System
191(5)
The Senses
196(25)
Sensory Pathway
198(1)
Characteristics of Sensations
198(1)
Cutaneous Senses
199(1)
Muscle Sense
200(1)
Sense of Taste
200(2)
Sense of Smell
202(1)
Hunger and Thirst
202(1)
The Eye
202(8)
The Ear
210(6)
Arterial Receptors
216(1)
Aging and the Senses
216(5)
The Endocrine System
221(29)
Chemistry of Hormones
225(1)
Regulation of Hormone Secretion
225(1)
The Pituitary Gland
225(6)
Thyroid Gland
231(2)
Parathyroid Glands
233(1)
Pancreas
233(3)
Adrenal Glands
236(6)
Ovaries
242(1)
Testes
243(1)
Other Hormones
243(1)
Mechanisms of Hormone Action
244(1)
Aging and the Endocrine System
245(5)
Blood
250(22)
Characteristics of Blood
252(1)
Plasma
252(2)
Blood Cells
254(18)
The Heart
272(18)
Location and Pericardial Membranes
274(1)
Chambers---Vessels and Valves
274(3)
Coronary Vessels
277(1)
Cardiac Cycle and Heart Sounds
278(1)
Cardiac Conduction Pathway
279(4)
Heart Rate
283(1)
Cardiac Output
283(1)
Regulation of Heart Rate
284(2)
Aging and the Heart
286(4)
The Vascular System
290(29)
Arteries
292(1)
Veins
292(1)
Capillaries
293(3)
Pathways of Circulation
296(10)
Velocity of Blood Flow
306(1)
Blood Pressure
307(3)
Regulation of Blood Pressure
310(4)
Aging and the Vascular System
314(5)
The Lymphatic System and Immunity
319(23)
Lymph
322(1)
Lymph Vessels
322(1)
Lymphatic Tissue
322(5)
Immunity
327(10)
Aging and the Lymphatic System
337(5)
The Respiratory System
342(25)
Divisions of the Respiratory System
344(3)
Mechanism of Breathing
347(4)
Pulmonary Volumes
351(3)
Exchange of Gases
354(1)
Transport of Gases in the Blood
355(3)
Regulation of Respiration
358(2)
Respiration and Acid--Base Balance
360(1)
Aging and the Respiratory System
361(6)
The Digestive System
367(27)
Divisions of the Digestive System
370(1)
Types of Digestion
370(1)
Oral Cavity
370(3)
Pharynx
373(1)
Esophagus
373(1)
Structural Layers of the Alimentary Tube
373(3)
Stomach
376(2)
Small Intestine
378(1)
Liver
379(1)
Gallbladder
379(1)
Pancreas
379(2)
Completion of Digestion and Absorption
381(4)
Large Intestine
385(1)
Other Functions of the Liver
386(3)
Aging and the Digestive System
389(5)
Body Temperature and Metabolism
394(23)
Body Temperature
396(4)
Metabolism
400(13)
Aging and Metabolism
413(4)
The Urinary System
417(22)
Kidneys
421(3)
Formation of Urine
424(4)
The Kidneys and Acid--Base Balance
428(1)
Other Functions of the Kidneys
429(2)
Elimination of Urine
431(1)
Characteristics of Urine
432(1)
Aging and the Urinary System
433(6)
Fluid--Electrolyte and Acid--Base Balance
439(15)
Water Compartments
442(1)
Water Intake and Output
443(2)
Electrolytes
445(1)
Acid--Base Balance
446(4)
Aging and Fluid and pH Regulation
450(4)
The Reproductive Systems
454(20)
Meiosis
456(1)
Male Reproductive System
457(5)
Female Reproductive System
462(8)
Aging and the Reproductive Systems
470(4)
Human Development and Genetics
474(22)
Human Development
476(10)
Genetics
486(10)
An Introduction to Microbiology and Human Disease
496(32)
Classification of Microorganisms
498(2)
Normal Flora
500(1)
Infectious Disease
500(3)
Epidemiology
503(1)
Methods of Control of Microbes
504(3)
The Pathogens
507(21)
Appendixes
528(19)
A Units of Measure
528(2)
B Abbreviations
530(2)
C Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests
532(1)
D Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests
533(1)
E Eponymous Terms
534(1)
F Prefixes, Combining Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology
535(4)
G Answers to the Illustration Questions
539(8)
Glossary 547(42)
Index 589


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