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9780135209301

Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, Loose-Leaf Edition

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    9780135209301

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    0135209307

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2019-01-04
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Author Biography

FREDERIC (RIC) MARTINI, PH.D. (author) received his Ph.D. from Cornell University. In addition to his technical and journal publications, he has been the lead author of ten undergraduate texts on anatomy and physiology or anatomy. Dr. Martini is currently affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has a long-standing bond with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. He has been active in the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) for 24 years and is now a President Emeritus of HAPS. He is also a member of the American Physiological Society, the American Association of Anatomists, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Australia/New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, the Hawaii Academy of Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.

 

EDWIN F. BARTHOLOMEW, M.S. (author) received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his M.S. from the University of Hawaii. His interests range widely, from human anatomy and physiology to the marine environment, “backyard” aquaculture, and art. Mr. Bartholomew has taught human anatomy and physiology at both the secondary and undergraduate levels. In addition, he has taught a range of other science courses (from botany to zoology) at Maui Community College (now the University of Hawaii Maui College). For many years, he taught at historic Lahainaluna High School, the oldest high school west of the Rockies, where he assisted in establishing an LHS Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) chapter. He has written journal articles, a weekly newspaper column, and many magazine articles. Working with Dr. Martini, he coauthored Structure & Function of the Human Body and The Human Body in Health and Disease (Pearson). Along with Dr. Martini and Dr. Judi Nath, he coauthored Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Tenth Edition. He also coauthored Visual Anatomy & Physiology, Second Edition, with Dr. Martini, Dr. William Ober, Dr. Judi Nath, and Dr. Kevin Petti. Mr. Bartholomew is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, National Science Teacher’s Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Table of Contents

  1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  2. The Chemical Level of Organization
  3. Cell Structure and Function
  4. The Tissue Level of Organization
  5. The Integumentary System
  6. The Skeletal System
  7. The Muscular System
  8. The Nervous System
  9. The General and Special Senses
  10. The Endocrine System
  11. The Cardiovascular System: Blood
  12. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
  13. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation
  14. The Lymphatic System and Immunity
  15. The Respiratory System
  16. The Digestive System
  17. Metabolism and Energetics
  18. The Urinary System
  19. The Reproductive System
  20. Development and Inheritance

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