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This is the 12th edition with a publication date of 3/5/2012.
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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and the human disease process. With an accessible design and a robust multimedia electronic ancillary package, the Twelfth Edition is even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles. It builds on its solid foundation by seamlessly integrating the placement and relationship of the art and text. A new full-body transparency insert has been added to the text to assist students in performing a virtual dissection of the human body from skin down to bone. The new editions' PASSport to Successretains all the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities introduced with the last edition, plus additional animations and activities. The interface has been enhanced to improve the student experience, while the connection with the text has been strengthened with a list of ancillaries by learning style on each chapter opener. PrepU is now available wtih this text, which gives an additional opportunity for students to understand and retain key course concepts - and increase their levels of succcess in the class.
Table of Contents
Unit I – The Body as a Whole 1: Organization of the Human Body 2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life 3: Cells and Their Functions 4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes Unit II – Disease and the First Line of Defense 5: Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms 6: The Skin in Health and Disease Unit III – Movement and Support 7: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints 8: The Muscular System Unit IV – Coordination and Control 9: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 10: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves 11: The Sensory System 12: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones Unit V – Circulation and Body Defense 13: The Blood 14: The Heart and Heart Disease 15: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation 16: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue 17: Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines Unit VI – Energy: Supply and Use 18: The Respiratory System 19: The Digestive System 20: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature 21: Body Fluids 22: The Urinary System Unit VII – Perpetuation of Life 23: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems 24: Development and Birth 25: Heredity and Hereditary Diseases Glossary Glossary of Word Parts Appendices Index