Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/2008
  • Publisher: LWW
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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, as well as an introduction to the human disease process. The well-organized text is presented in a manner that is easily digested and retained, with a writing style that is easy to understand and will engage students. Information covers normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, and chemistry.

Table of Contents

The Body as a Whole
Organization of the Human Body
Chemistry, Matter, and Life
Cells and Their Functions
Tissues, Glands, and Membranes
Disease and the First Line of Defense
Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms
The Skin in Health and Disease
Movement and Support
The Skeleton: Bones and Joints
The Muscular System
Coordination and Control
The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
The Sensory System
The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones
Circulation and Body Defense
The Blood
The Heart and Heart Disease
Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation
The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue
Body Defense, Immunity, and Vaccines
Energy: Supply and Use
Metabolism, Nutrition and Body Temperature
Body Fluids
The Urinary System
Perpetuating Life
The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
Development and Birth
Heredity and Hereditary Diseases
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