9780321719799

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology with MasteringA&P®

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321719799

  • ISBN10:

    0321719794

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Package w/AccessCard
  • Copyright: 2/3/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Frederic (#x1C;Ric#x1D;) Martini, joined by accomplished educator, award-winning teacher, and co-author Judi Nath, has substantially revised Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiolog yto make the Ninth Editionthe most readable and visually effective edition to date. New Spotlight figures integrate brief text and visuals for easy reading. The Ninth Edition is supported by Practice Anatomy Lab "(PAL ") 3.0 and MasteringA&P ".#xA0;#xA0;#xA0; #xA0; Package Components #xA0; Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Ninth Edition Martini#x19;s Atlas of the Human Body Interactive Physiology#xAE; 10-System Suite (IP-10) CD-ROM MasteringA&P" Student Access Code Card

Author Biography

Dr. Frederic (“Ric”) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy for work on the pathophysiology of stress. He is the lead author of nine undergraduate texts on anatomy and physiology or anatomy.  Dr. Martini is currently affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has a long-standing bond with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is now a President Emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) after serving as President-Elect, President, and Past-President over 2005-2007. Dr. Martini was a member of the HAPS committee that established the course curriculum guides for A&P.

 

Dr. Judi L. Nath is a biology professor at Lourdes College, where she teaches anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, and pharmacology.  She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Bowling Green State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Toledo. Dr. Nath is devoted to her students and strives to convey the intricacies of science in a captivating way that students find meaningful, interactive, and exciting.  She is a multiple recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award, granted by the college to recognize her effective teaching, scholarship, and community service. She is active in many professional organizations, notably the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS), where she has served

several terms on the board of directors. 

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2. The Chemical Level of Organization

3. The Cellular Level of Organization

4. The Tissue Level of Organization

5. The Integumentary System

6. Osseous Tissue and Bone Structure

7. The Axial Skeleton

8. The Appendicular Skeleton

9. Articulations

10. Muscle Tissue

11. The Muscular System

12. Neural Tissue

13. The Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, and Spinal Reflexes

14. The Brain and Cranial Nerves

15. Neural Integration I: Sensory Pathways and the Somatic Nervous System

16. Neural Integration II: The Autonomic Nervous System and Higher-Order Functions

17. The Special Senses

18. The Endocrine System

19. Blood

20. The Heart

21. Blood Vessels and Circulation

22. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

23. The Respiratory System

24. The Digestive System

25. Metabolism and Energetics

26. The Urinary System

27. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

28. The Reproductive System

29. Development and Inheritance

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