9780534372545

Human Physiology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534372545

  • ISBN10:

    0534372546

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/10/2000
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

(Thomson Learning) West Virginia Univ., Morgantown. Introductory text to physiology, emphasizing how each concept is an integral part of the whole subject matter. Abundant color illustrations. Written for undergraduate students preparing for health-related careers. Previous edition: c1997. DNLM: Physiological Processes.

Table of Contents

Homeostasis: The Foundation of Physiology
1(17)
Cellular Physiology
17(32)
The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential
49(39)
Neuronal Physiology
88(34)
The Central Nervous System
122(51)
The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division; Special Senses
173(48)
The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division
221(18)
Muscle Physiology
239(43)
Cardiac Physiology
282(40)
The Blood Vessels and Blood Pressure
322(46)
The Blood
368(21)
The Body Defenses
389(44)
The Respiratory System
433(49)
The Urinary System
482(46)
Fluid and Acid-Base Balance
528(31)
The Digestive System
559(55)
Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation
614(19)
Principles of Endocrinology; The Central Endocrine Glands
633(35)
The Peripheral Endocrine Glands
668(46)
The Reproductive System
714
Appendix A The Metric System A-1
Appendix B A Review of Chemical Principles B-1
Appendix C Storage, Replication, and Expression of Genetic Information C-1
Appendix D Principles of Quantitative Reasoning D-1
Appendix E Answers to End-of-Chapter Objective Questions, Quantitative Exercises, and Points to Ponder E-1

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