9780323022415

Structure & Function of the Body

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323022415

  • ISBN10:

    0323022413

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/2003
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Summary

Structure and Function of the Body, 12 The 12

Author Biography

Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD: Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin Kevin T. Patton, PhD: Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Saint Charles Community College, Saint Peters, Missouri; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, Missouri

Table of Contents

1 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE BODY, 1(19)
Structural Levels of Organization,
2(2)
Anatomical Position,
4(1)
Anatomical Directions,
4(3)
Planes or Body Sections,
7(1)
Body Cavities,
8(3)
Body Regions,
11(3)
The Balance of Body Functions,
14(6)
2 CHEMISTRY OF LIFE, 20(20)
Levels of Chemical Organization,
21(2)
Atoms,
22(1)
Elements, Molecules, and Compounds,
22(1)
Chemical Bonding,
23(2)
Ionic Bonds,
23(1)
Covalent Bonds,
24(1)
Inorganic Chemistry,
25(4)
Water,
25(2)
Acids, Bases, and Salts,
27(2)
Organic Chemistry,
29(11)
Carbohydrates,
29(1)
Lipids,
29(3)
Proteins,
32(1)
Nucleic Acids,
33(7)
3 CELLS AND TISSUES, 40(38)
Cells,
42(6)
Size and Shape,
42(1)
Composition,
42(1)
Parts of the Cell,
42(5)
Relationship of Cell Structure and Function,
47(1)
Movement of Substances Through Cell Membranes,
48(5)
Passive Transport Processes,
49(2)
Active Transport Processes,
51(2)
Cell Reproduction and Heredity,
53(5)
DNA Molecule and Genetic Information,
53(2)
Cell Division,
55(3)
Tissues,
58(20)
Epithelial Tissue,
58(4)
Connective Tissue,
62(3)
Muscle Tissue,
65(3)
Nervous Tissue,
68(10)
4 ORGAN SYSTEMS OF THE BODY, 78(20)
Organ Systems of the Body,
80(12)
Integumentary System,
80(1)
Skeletal System,
80(3)
Muscular System,
83(1)
Nervous System,
83(1)
Endocrine System,
84(1)
Cardiovascular (Circulatory) System,
85(1)
Lymphatic System,
85(2)
Respiratory System,
87(1)
Digestive System,
88(1)
Urinary System,
88(1)
Reproductive System,
89(3)
The Body as a Whole,
92(6)
5 THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM AND BODY MEMBRANES, 98(22)
Classification of Body Membranes,
98(4)
Epithelial Membranes,
100(2)
Connective Tissue Membranes,
102(1)
The Skin,
102(18)
Structure of the Skin,
102(4)
Appendages of the Skin,
106(4)
Functions of the Skin,
110(1)
Burns,
111(9)
6 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM, 120(36)
Functions of the Skeletal System,
120(2)
Support,
122(1)
Protection,
122(1)
Movement,
122(1)
Storage,
122(1)
Hemopoiesis,
122(1)
Types of Bones,
122(1)
Structure of Long Bones,
122(1)
Microscopic Structure of Bone and Cartilage,
123(2)
Bone Formation and Growth,
125(2)
Divisions of Skeleton,
127(15)
Axial Skeleton,
130(5)
Appendicular Skeleton,
135(7)
Differences Between a Man's and a Woman's Skeleton,
142(1)
Joints (Articulations),
143(13)
Kinds of Joints,
144(12)
7 THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM, 156
Muscle Tissue,
158(1)
Structure of Skeletal Muscle,
159
Microscopic Structure, 159

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