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Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease

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Edition:
9th
ISBN13:

9780781724395

ISBN10:
0781724392
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/15/1999
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Summary

This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and an introduction to the human disease process. New to this edition is a beautifully revised design and art program with new illustrations that include anatomical line drawings and clinical photos and photomicrographs. New content includes "Word Derivations" sections that promote recognition of scientific terms, "Health Professions" boxes that provide information on the various health careers, and new types of end-of chapter questions. A Blackboard online course student access code and a back-of-book student CD-ROM with exercises are included.

Table of Contents

Unit I. The Body as a Whole 1(57)
Organization of the Human Body
2(12)
Chemistry, Matter, and Life
14(12)
Cells and Their Functions
26(14)
Tissues, Glands, and Membranes
40(17)
Unit II. Disease and the First Line of Defense 57(34)
Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms
58(20)
The Skin in Health and Disease
78(13)
Unit III. Movement and Support 91(50)
The Skeleton: Bones and Joints
92(28)
The Muscular System
120(21)
Unit IV. Coordination and Control 141(84)
The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
142(22)
The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
164(18)
The Sensory System
182(24)
The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones
206(19)
Unit V. Circulation and Body Defense 225(96)
The Blood
226(20)
The Heart and Heart Disease
246(20)
Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation
266(26)
The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue
292(12)
Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines
304(17)
Unit VI. Energy: Supply and Use 321(94)
Respiration
322(22)
Digestion
344(24)
Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature
368(16)
Body Fluids
384(10)
The Urinary System
394(21)
Unit VII. Perpetuation of Life 415(52)
The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
416(24)
Development and Birth
440(14)
Heredity and Hereditary Diseases
454(13)
Suggestions for Further Study 467(1)
Glossary 468(17)
Medical Terminology 485(5)
Appendices 490(12)
Index 502


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