Mader's Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: MCGRAW HILL
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Table of Contents

About the Authorsp. viii
Prefacep. ix
Human Organization
Organization of the Bodyp. 1
The Human Bodyp. 2
Anatomical Termsp. 2
Body Cavities and Membranesp. 6
Organ Systemsp. 8
Medical Focus: Meningitis and Serositisp. 9
Homeostasisp. 10
Medical Focus: Imaging the Bodyp. 16
Chemistry of Lifep. 20
Basic Chemistryp. 21
Water, Acids, and Basesp. 24
Molecules of Lifep. 26
Carbohydratesp. 26
Medical Focus: Nutrition Labelsp. 28
Lipidsp. 28
Proteinsp. 31
Medical Focus: Prions: Malicious Proteins?p. 33
Nucleic Acidsp. 34
Cell Structure and Functionp. 39
Cellular Organizationp. 40
Crossing the Plasma Membranep. 48
Medical Focus: Dehydration and Water Intoxicationp. 51
The Cell Cyclep. 52
Focus on Forensics: DNA Fingerprintingp. 57
Body Tissues and Membranesp. 61
Epithelial Tissuep. 62
Connective Tissuep. 65
Muscular Tissuep. 69
Nervous Tissuep. 72
Extracellular Junctions, Glands, and Membranesp. 73
Medical Focus: Cancer-The Traitor Insidep. 74
What's New: Blocking Blood Supply to Treat Cancerp. 76
Support, Movement, and Protection
The Integumentary Systemp. 79
Structure of the Skinp. 80
Medical Focus: Decubitus Ulcersp. 82
Accessory Structures of the Skinp. 82
Disorders of the Skinp. 84
Effects of Agingp. 87
What's New: Pills for Sun Protectionp. 88
Homeostasisp. 88
Medical Focus: Body Art: Buyer Beware!p. 91
The Skeletal Systemp. 94
Skeleton: Overviewp. 95
Medical Focus: Osteoporosisp. 99
Axial Skeletonp. 100
Appendicular Skeletonp. 108
Joints (Articulations)p. 115
What's New: Coaxing the Chondrocytes for Knee Repairp. 118
Effects of Agingp. 119
Homeostasisp. 119
Focus on Forensics: Skeletal Remainsp. 121
The Muscular Systemp. 126
Functions and Types of Musclesp. 127
Microscopic Anatomy and Contraction of Skeletal Musclep. 129
Medical Focus: To Botox, or Not to Botox?p. 131
Muscle Responsesp. 135
Focus on Forensics: Rigor Mortisp. 136
Skeletal Muscles of the Bodyp. 138
Effects of Agingp. 148
Medical Focus: Benefits of Exercisep. 149
Medical Focus: Muscular Disorders and Neuromuscular Diseasep. 150
Homeostasisp. 150
Integration and Coordination
The Nervous Systemp. 155
Nervous Systemp. 156
Medical Focus: Alzheimer Diseasep. 161
Central Nervous Systemp. 162
What's New: Spinal Cord Injuries-Cause for Hopep. 165
Medical Focus: Left and Right Brainp. 168
Peripheral Nervous Systemp. 169
Effects of Agingp. 175
Homeostasisp. 175
Medical Focus: Pacemakers for Parkinson Diseasep. 177
The Sensory Systemp. 181
General Sensesp. 182
Senses of Taste and Smellp. 184
Sense of Visionp. 186
Medical Focus: Corrective Lensesp. 191
What's New: A Bionic Cure for Macular Degenerationp. 192
Focus on Forensics: Retinal Hemorrhage in Shaken Baby Syndromep. 194
Sense of Hearingp. 196
Sense of Equilibriump. 197
Medical Focus: Hearing Damage and Deafnessp. 200
Effects of Agingp. 200
The Endocrine Systemp. 204
Endocrine Glandsp. 205
Hypothalamus and Pituitary Glandp. 208
Thyroid and Parathyroid Glandsp. 211
Adrenal Glandsp. 213
Pancreasp. 216
What's New: Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantsp. 218
Other Endocrine Glandsp. 219
Medical Focus: Side Effects of Anabolic Steroidsp. 220
Chemical Signalsp. 221
Effects of Agingp. 222
Homeostasisp. 222
Medical Focus: Glucocorticoid Therapyp. 224
Maintenance of the Body
Bloodp. 227
The Composition and Functions of Bloodp. 228
The Blood Cellsp. 230
Medical Focus: Avoiding Transfusion, Autotransfusion, and Blood Substitutesp. 233
Platelets and Hemostasisp. 234
Medical Focus: Abnormal Red and White Blood Cell Countsp. 235
Capillary Exchangep. 236
What's New: Zeolite for Hemostasisp. 237
Blood Typing and Transfusionsp. 239
Effects of Agingp. 241
Focus on Forensics: Blood at the Crime Scenep. 242
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 246
Anatomy of the Heartp. 247
Physiology of the Heartp. 251
Medical Focus: Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, and Coronary Artery Diseasep. 252
Medical Focus: The Electrocardiogramp. 255
Anatomy of Blood Vesselsp. 257
Physiology of Circulationp. 259
Circulatory Routesp. 263
What's New: Aneurysm Sensorsp. 265
Medical Focus: Stroke: Beware of Brain Attack!p. 268
Medical Focus: Preventing Cardiovascular Diseasep. 270
Effects of Agingp. 270
Homeostasisp. 271
The Lymphatic System and Body Defensesp. 276
Lymphatic Systemp. 277
Medical Focus: Bone Marrow Transplantsp. 278
Organs, Tissues, and Cells of the Immune Systemp. 278
Medical Focus: The Lymphatic System and Illnessesp. 281
Nonspecific and Specific Defensesp. 281
Medical Focus: AIDS Epidemicp. 288
Medical Focus: Immunization: The Great Protectorp. 290
Induced Immunityp. 291
What's New: Avian Flu-Potential Pandemic?p. 293
Effects of Agingp. 295
Homeostasisp. 295
The Respiratory Systemp. 300
The Respiratory Systemp. 301
Mechanism of Breathingp. 306
Medical Focus: Emphysema: Medical and Surgical Treatmentp. 310
Gas Exchange and Transportp. 310
Medical Focus: Respiratory and Nonrespiratory Patternsp. 311
Respiration and Healthp. 312
Medical Focus: The Most-Often-Asked Questions About Tobacco and Healthp. 316
Effects of Agingp. 316
Homeostasisp. 318
The Digestive Systemp. 323
Anatomy of the Digestive Systemp. 324
Medical Focus: Human Teethp. 325
What's New: Swallowing a Camera?p. 332
Medical Focus: Constipationp. 335
Accessory Organs of Digestionp. 336
Chemical Digestionp. 339
Effects of Agingp. 340
Homeostasisp. 340
Nutritionp. 342
Medical Focus: Antioxidantsp. 343
Medical Focus: Bariatric Surgery for Obesityp. 347
The Urinary System and Excretionp. 351
Urinary Systemp. 352
Anatomy of the Kidney and Excretionp. 354
Regulatory Functions of the Kidneysp. 358
Problems with Kidney Functionp. 362
Focus on Forensics: Urinalysisp. 363
Effects of Agingp. 364
Homeostasisp. 364
Medical Focus: Prostate Enlargement and Cancerp. 365
Reproduction and Development
The Reproductive Systemp. 370
Human Life Cyclep. 371
Male Reproductive Systemp. 373
Female Reproductive Systemp. 379
Medical Focus: Ovarian Cancerp. 383
A Control of Reproduction and Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 387
Medical Focus: Shower Check for Cancerp. 391
What's New: Endocrine-Disrupting Contaminantsp. 392
Medical Focus: Preventing Transmission of STDsp. 395
Effects of Agingp. 396
Homeostasisp. 397
Focus on Forensics: Rapep. 397
Human Development and Birthp. 402
Fertilizationp. 403
Developmentp. 404
What's New: Therapeutic Cloningp. 407
Medical Focus: Premature Babiesp. 413
Birthp. 415
Medical Focus: Preventing Birth Defectsp. 416
Human Geneticsp. 423
Chromosomal Inheritancep. 424
Medical Focus: Living with Klinefelter Syndromep. 428
Genetic Inheritancep. 429
Medical Focus: Preimplantation Genetic Studiesp. 433
DNA Technologyp. 434
What's New: Chimerasp. 435
Reference Figures: The Human Organismp. 438
Understanding Medical Terminologyp. 445
Glossaryp. 455
Creditsp. 470
Indexp. 471
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