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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 12th Editionby Gerard J. Tortora (Bergen Community College); Bryan H. Derrickson (Valencia Community College)
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Table of Contents
|Organization of the Human Body|
|An Introduction to the Human Body|
|The Chemical Level of Organization|
|The Cellular Level of Organization|
|The Tissue Level of Organization|
|The Integumentary System|
|Principles of Support and Movement|
|The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue|
|The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton|
|The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton|
|The Muscular System|
|Control Systems of the Human Body|
|The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves|
|The Brain and Cranial Nerves|
|The Autonomic Nervous System|
|Sensory, Motor and Integrative Systems|
|The Special Senses|
|The Endocrine System|
|Maintenance of the Human Body|
|The Cardiovascular System: The Blood|
|The Cardiovascular System: The Heart|
|The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics|
|The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity|
|The Respiratory System|
|The Digestive System|
|The Urinary System|
|Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis|
|The Reproductive Systems|
|Development and Inheritance|
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