9781118344996

Principles of Human Anatomy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118344996

  • ISBN10:

    1118344995

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/14/2013
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Summary

With Principles of Human Anatomy, 13th Edition, biologists will find that visualizing human structure has never been clearer. Large and vibrant illustrations, the extensive use of dissected cadaver photographs, and detailed micrographs are carefully integrated with the crisp narrative. Coverage of clinical material is included. Biologists are also given the opportunity to explore structure from diverse perspectives and gain insights into the vital contributions that anatomical knowledge brings to the understanding of functions, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Table of Contents

1 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY 1

2 CELLS 26

3 TISSUES 58

4 DEVELOPMENT 92

5 THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM 116

6 BONE TISSUE 140

7 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM: THE AXIAL SKELETON 164

8 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM: THE APPENDICULAR SKELETON 214

9 JOINTS 248

10 MUSCULAR TISSUE 284

11 THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM 310

12 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: BLOOD 414

13 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: THE HEART 430

14 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: BLOOD VESSELS 457

15 THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND IMMUNITY 516

16 NERVOUS TISSUE 542

17 THE SPINAL CORD AND THE SPINAL NERVES 559

18 THE BRAIN AND THE CRANIAL NERVES 585

19 THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM 632

20 SOMATIC SENSES AND MOTOR CONTROL 653

21 SPECIAL SENSES 671

22 THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 704

23 THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 727

24 THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 757

25 THE URINARY SYSTEM 801

26 THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 826

27 SURFACE ANATOMY 870

APPENDIX A: MEASUREMENTS A-1

APPENDIX B: ANSWERS A-2

GLOSSARY G-1

CREDITS C-1

INDEX I-1

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