Memmler's Structure and Function of the Human Body

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-04-10
  • Publisher: LWW
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Based on Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease, this textbook is an excellent primer that focuses on normal anatomy and physiology. With an accessible design and a robust multimedia electronic ancillary package, the Tenth Edition is even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles. It builds on its solid foundation by seamlessly integrating the placement and relationship of the art and text. A new full-body transparency insert has been added to the text to assist students in performing a virtual dissection of the human body from skin down to bone. The new editions' PASSport to Successretains all the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities introduced with the last edition, plus additional animations and activities. The interface has been enhanced to improve the student experience, while the connection with the text has been strengthened with a list of ancillaries by learning style on each chapter opener.

Table of Contents

Unit I – The Body as a Whole 1: Organization of the Human Body 2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life 3: Cells and Their Functions 4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes 5: The Integumentary System   Unit III – Movement and Support 6: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints 7: The Muscular System   Unit IV – Coordination and Control 8: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 9: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves 10: The Sensory System 11: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones   Unit V – Circulation and Body Defense 12: The Blood 13: The Heart and Heart Disease 14: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation 15: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue   Unit VI – Energy: Supply and Use 16: The Respiratory System 17: The Digestive System 18: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature 19: The Urinary System and Body Fluids   Unit VII – Perpetuation of Life 20: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems 21: Development and Heredity   Glossary Glossary of Word Parts Appendices Index

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