9780721661070

The Human Body in Health and Illness

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  • ISBN13:

    9780721661070

  • ISBN10:

    0721661076

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Co
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This full-color textbook presents fundamental anatomy and physiology knowledge in an accessible and engaging manner. A reader-friendly style links basic concepts to clinical examples, making the material approachable even for those with no prior instruction on the subject. It integrates up-to-date anatomy and physiology knowledge with relevant material on chemistry, genetics, and immunology, and correlates normal anatomy and physiology with common pathophysiologic conditions and pharmacologic mechanisms. (Includes a FREE SIMON website at: www.harcourthealth.com/SIMON/Herlihy)

Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY
2(16)
2 BASIC CHEMISTRY
18(16)
3 CELLS
34(20)
4 CELL METABOLISM
54(20)
5 TISSUES AND MEMBRANES
74(18)
6 INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM AND BODY TEMPERATURE
92(16)
7 SKELETAL SYSTEM
108(30)
8 MUSCULAR SYSTEM
138(24)
9 NERVOUS SYSTEM: NERVOUS TISSUE AND BRAIN
162(26)
10 NERVOUS SYSTEM: SPINAL CORD AND PERIPHERAL NERVES
188(24)
11 SENSORY SYSTEM
212(24)
12 ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
236(26)
13 BLOOD
262(20)
14 HEART
282(20)
15 BLOOD VESSELS AND CIRCULATION
302(30)
16 LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
332(10)
17 IMMUNE SYSTEM
342(18)
18 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
360(26)
19 DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
386(32)
20 URINARY SYSTEM
418(18)
21 WATER, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID-BASE BALANCE
436(14)
22 REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
450(24)
23 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND HEREDITY
474(23)
GLOSSARY 497(22)
APPENDIX A MICROBIOLOGY BASICS 519(8)
APPENDIX B MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY AND EPONYMOUS TERMS 527(4)
APPENDIX C LABORATORY VALUES 531(4)
INDEX 535

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