9780073109381

Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology

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    9780073109381

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    007310938X

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/23/2004
  • Publisher: MCGRAW HILL
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Summary

Designed for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field. The unparalleled teaching system is highly effective in providing students with a solid understanding of the important concepts in anatomy and physiology.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
UNIT 1 Levels of Organization
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
1(29)
Introduction
2(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
2(1)
Levels of Organization
3(1)
Characteristics of Life
4(1)
Maintenance of Life
5(3)
Organization of the Human Body
8(6)
Anatomical Terminology
14(16)
Reference Plates The Human Organism
22(8)
Chemical Basis of Life
30(19)
Introduction
31(1)
Structure of Matter
31(8)
Chemical Constituents of Cells
39(10)
Cells
49(25)
Introduction
50(1)
Composite Cell
50(9)
Movements Through Cell Membranes
59(7)
The Cell Cycle
66(8)
Cellular Metabolism
74(17)
Introduction
75(1)
Metabolic Reactions
75(2)
Control of Metabolic Reactions
77(1)
Energy for Metabolic Reactions
78(2)
Metabolic Pathways
80(1)
Nucleic Acids
80(2)
DNA Replication
82(1)
Protein Synthesis
82(9)
Tissues
91(21)
Introduction
92(1)
Epithelial Tissues
92(7)
Connective Tissues
99(6)
Muscle Tissues
105(3)
Nervous Tissue
108(1)
Types of Membranes
109(3)
UNIT 2 Support and Movement
Skin and the Integumentary System
112(13)
Skin and Its Tissues
113(4)
Accessory Organs of the Skin
117(3)
Regulation of Body Temperature
120(1)
Healing of Wounds
120(5)
Skeletal System
125(43)
Introduction
126(1)
Bone Structure
126(1)
Bone Development and Growth
127(3)
Bone Function
130(3)
Skeletal Organization
133(3)
Skull
136(5)
Vertebral Column
141(4)
Thoracic Cage
145(1)
Pectoral Girdle
146(1)
Upper Limb
146(4)
Pelvic Girdle
150(2)
Lower Limb
152(2)
Joints
154(14)
Reference Plates Human Skull
165(3)
Muscular System
168(34)
Introduction
169(1)
Structure of a Skeletal Muscle
169(4)
Skeletal Muscle Contraction
173(4)
Muscular Responses
177(4)
Smooth Muscle
181(1)
Cardiac Muscle
181(1)
Skeletal Muscle Actions
182(2)
Major Skeletal Muscles
184(18)
UNIT 3 Integration and Coordination
Nervous System
202(46)
Introduction
203(1)
General Functions of the Nervous System
204(1)
Neuroglial Cells
205(1)
Neurons
206(4)
Cell Membrane Potential
210(3)
Nerve Impulses
213(1)
The Synapse
214(2)
Impulse Processing
216(1)
Types of Nerves
217(1)
Nerve Pathways
218(2)
Meninges
220(1)
Spinal Cord
221(3)
Brain
224(9)
Peripheral Nervous System
233(4)
Autonomic Nervous System
237(11)
Somatic and Special Senses
248(28)
Introduction
249(1)
Receptors and Sensations
249(1)
Somatic Senses
249(4)
Special Senses
253(1)
Sense of Smell
253(2)
Sense of Taste
255(1)
Sense of Hearing
256(5)
Sense of Equilibrium
261(1)
Sense of Sight
262(14)
Endocrine System
276(26)
Introduction
277(1)
General Characteristics of the Endocrine System
277(1)
Hormone Action
278(3)
Control of Hormonal Secretions
281(1)
Pituitary Gland
282(4)
Thyroid Gland
286(2)
Parathyroid Glands
288(1)
Adrenal Glands
288(4)
Pancreas
292(2)
Other Endocrine Glands
294(2)
Stress and Health
296(6)
UNIT 4 Transport
Blood
302(21)
Introduction
303(1)
Blood and Blood Cells
303(7)
Blood Plasma
310(4)
Hemostasis
314(2)
Blood Groups and Transfusions
316(7)
Cardiovascular System
323(37)
Introduction
324(1)
Structure of the Heart
325(5)
Heart Actions
330(7)
Blood Vessels
337(5)
Blood Pressure
342(4)
Paths of Circulation
346(1)
Arterial System
346(6)
Venous System
352(8)
Lymphatic System and Immunity
360(25)
Introduction
361(1)
Lymphatic Pathways
361(1)
Tissue Fluid and Lymph
362(2)
Lymph Movement
364(1)
Lymph Nodes
364(1)
Thymus and Spleen
365(2)
Body Defenses Against Infection
367(1)
Innate (Nonspecific) Defenses
368(1)
Adaptive (Specific) Defenses, or Immunity
369(16)
UNIT 5 Absorption and Excretion
Digestion and Nutrition
385(43)
Introduction
386(1)
General Characteristics of the Alimentary Canal
386(2)
Mouth
388(4)
Salivary Glands
392(1)
Pharynx and Esophagus
393(2)
Stomach
395(2)
Pancreas
397(2)
Liver
399(5)
Small Intestine
404(5)
Large Intestine
409(3)
Nutrition and Nutrients
412(16)
Respiratory System
428(25)
Introduction
429(1)
Organs of the Respiratory System
429(7)
Breathing Mechanism
436(5)
Control of Breathing
441(2)
Alveolar Gas Exchanges
443(2)
Gas Transport
445(8)
Urinary System
453(21)
Introduction
454(1)
Kidneys
454(5)
Urine Formation
459(8)
Urine Elimination
467(7)
Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
474(16)
Introduction
475(1)
Distribution of Body Fluids
475(2)
Water Balance
477(3)
Electrolyte Balance
480(2)
Acid-Base Balance
482(2)
Acid-Base Imbalances
484(6)
UNIT 6 The Human Life Cycle
Reproductive Systems
490(30)
Introduction
491(1)
Organs of the Male Reproductive System
491(8)
Hormonal Control of the Male Reproductive Functions
499(1)
Organs of the Female Reproductive System
500(6)
Hormonal Control of Female Reproductive Functions
506(3)
Mammary Glands
509(1)
Birth Control
510(4)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
514(6)
Pregnancy, Growth, Development, and Genetics
520(28)
Introduction
521(1)
Pregnancy
521(2)
Prenatal Period
523(15)
Postnatal Period
538(2)
Genetics
540(8)
Appendix 548(1)
Glossary 549(14)
Credits 563(2)
Index 565

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