Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology

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  • Edition: 18th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-03-09
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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A thorough introductory text on human form and function, this text presents a large, complex body of scientific knowledge in an easily understood, conversational writing style. Focusing on concepts rather than descriptions, the text uses a big picture theme of body function and also explains the bodys homeostatic regulation. For the first time, the textbook includes an electronic version of the text via an attached CD-ROM and learning resources from A&P Online with animations by body system, images, an electronic coloring book, interactive exercises, and more.

Table of Contents

The body as a wholep. 1
Organization of the bodyp. 5
The chemical basis of lifep. 37
Anatomy of cellsp. 77
Physiology of cellsp. 103
Tissuesp. 145
Support and movementp. 193
Skin and its appendagesp. 195
Skeletal tissuesp. 229
Skeletal systemp. 255
Articulationsp. 311
Anatomy of the muscular systemp. 347
Physiology of the muscular systemp. 395
Communication, control, and integrationp. 429
Nervous system cellsp. 431
Central nervous systemp. 471
Peripheral nervous systemp. 515
Sense organsp. 553
Endocrine systemp. 593
Transportation and defensep. 645
Bloodp. 647
Anatomy of the cardiovascular systemp. 677
Physiology of the cardiovascular systemp. 733
Lymphatic systemp. 779
Immune systemp. 801
Stressp. 839
Respiration, nutrition, and excretionp. 853
Anatomy of the respiratory systemp. 855
Physiology of the respiratory systemp. 883
Anatomy of the digestive systemp. 925
Physiology of the digestive systemp. 961
Nutrition and metabolismp. 993
Urinary systemp. 1033
Fluid and electrolyte balancep. 1067
Acid-base balancep. 1089
Reproduction and developmentp. 1107
Male reproductive systemp. 1109
Female reproductive systemp. 1129
Growth and developmentp. 1161
Genetics and heredityp. 1199
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