9780130100115

Human Anatomy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130100115

  • ISBN10:

    0130100110

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This text provides a comprehensive introduction to human anatomy for undergraduate and pre-professional students majoring in biology or fulfilling prerequisites for nursing, allied health, or pre-med programs. Since its first edition Human Anatomy as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help students understand anatomical structures. Past editions of Human Anatomy have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly-integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy courses.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Anatomy
The Cell
The Tissue Level of Organization
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System: Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure
The Skeletal System: Axial Division
The Skeletal System: Appendicular Division
The Skeletal System: Articulations
The Muscular System: Skeletal Muscle Tissue and Muscle Organization
The Muscular System: The Axial Musculature
The Muscular System: The Appendicular Musculature
Surface Anatomy
The Nervous System: Neural Tissue
The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
The Nervous System: Pathways and Higher-Order Functions
The Nervous System: Autonomic Division
The Nervous System: General and Special Senses
The Endocrine System
The Cardiovascular System: Blood
The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
The Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Circulation
The Lymphatic System
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
Human Development
Scanning Atlas
Clinical Issues
Weights and Measures
Answers to Review Questions
Foreign Word Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms
Eponyms in Common Use
Glossary of Key Terms
Index
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