9780071369763

Schaum's Easy Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology

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    9780071369763

  • ISBN10:

    0071369767

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-07-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Summary

Boiled-down essentials of the top-selling Schaum's Outline series for the student with limited timeWhat could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, each new title features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form.Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give students quick pointers to the essentials.Designed to appeal to underprepared students and readers turned off by dense text Cartoons, sidebars, icons, and other graphic pointers get the material across fast Concise text focuses on the essence of the subject Delivers expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields Perfect for last-minute test preparation So small and light that they fit in a backpack!

Author Biography

Dr. Kent Van De Graaff is a well-known and highly-respected author. For McGraw-Hill, he has written the best selling human anatomy text and a top human A&P text. He received his Ph.D. from Northern Arizona University.

R. Ward Rhees is a Professor of Zoology at Brigham Young University. He received his B.S. (1967) in Pharmacy at the University of Utah and his Ph.D. (1971) in Physiology at Colorado State University. He taught at Weber State College and has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Anatomy and the Brian Research Institute at the UCLA School of Medicine. His research on sexual differentiation of the brain has been published in numerous leading scholarly journals and presented at national and international conferences.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Human Body
1(6)
Cellular Chemistry
7(7)
Cell Structure and Function
14(7)
Tissues
21(7)
Integumentary System
28(6)
Skeletal System
34(15)
Muscle Tissue and Mode of Contraction
49(9)
Muscular System
58(7)
Nervous Tissue
65(7)
Central Nervous System
72(7)
Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System
79(9)
Sensory Organs
88(9)
Endocrine System
97(7)
Cardiovascular System: Blood
104(6)
Cardiovascular System: The Heart
110(8)
Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Blood Circulation
118(7)
Lymphatic System and Body Immunity
125(7)
Respiratory System
132(7)
Digestive System
139(9)
Metabolism, and Temperature Regulation
148(6)
Urinary System
154(7)
Water and Electrolyte Balance
161(4)
Reproductive System
165(10)
Index 175

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