Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-03-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Designed for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, "Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology" assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field. The unparalleled teaching system is highly effective in providing students with a solid understanding of the important concepts in anatomy and physiology.

Author Biography

David Shier: Washtenaw Community College Jackie Butler: Grayson County College Ricki Lewis: The University at Albany

Table of Contents

Levels of Organization
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiologyp. 1
Chemical Basis of Lifep. 29
Cellsp. 47
Cellular Metabolismp. 72
Tissuesp. 90
Support and Movement
Skin and the Integumentary Systemp. 111
Skeletal Systemp. 126
Muscular Systemp. 170
Integration and Coordination
Nervous Systemp. 205
Somatic and Special Sensesp. 251
Endocrine Systemp. 279
Bloodp. 305
Cardiovascular Systemp. 327
Lymphatic System and Immunityp. 365
Absorption and Excretion
Digestion and Nutritionp. 391
Respiratory Systemp. 433
Urinary Systemp. 459
Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balancep. 480
The Human Life Cycle
Reproductive Systemsp. 496
Pregnancy, Growth, and Developmentp. 526
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