Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (with Student Consult Online Access)

ISBN-10: 0323087043
ISBN-13: 9780323087049
Edition: 4th 2012
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List price: $48.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342

Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series, explains the fundamentals of endocrine and reproductive physiology in a clear and concise manner. This medical textbook gives you a basic understanding of how endocrine and metabolic physiology affects other body systems in health and disease, including the clinical dimensions of reproductive endocrinology.Bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.Easily master the material in your systems-based curriculum with learning objectives, Clinical Concept boxes, chapter summaries, and self-study questions.Understand complex concepts by examining almost 200 clear, 2-color diagrams.Apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations using featured clinical commentaries.Take your learning wherever you go - this title is also available as an eBook!Easily navigate the fully searchable text and figures at www.studentconsult.com. Including bonus content: a supplement on energy metabolism, Key Words and Concepts, Abbreviations and Symbols.Stay abreast of recent advances in endocrine physiology with expanded material on reproductive endocrinology and metabolism, and many updates at the molecular and cellular level.Learn the latest developments in fertilization, pregnancy, and lactation, as well as fetal development, puberty, and the decline of reproductive function with age.Physiologic principles of endocrine and reproductive systems

Susan Azar Porterfield was born in Chicago and is currently a Professor of English at Rockford College. She has studied and taught in London, and has taught as well in Lebanon. She edited Zen, Poetry, the Art of Lucien Stryk (Ohio University Press, 1994) and has published several articles on Stryk's work, including a profile of him for Poets and Writers magazine.

Introduction to the Endocrine System
Objectives
Chemical Nature of Hormones
Transport of Hormones in the Circulation
Cellular Responses to Hormones
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Endocrine Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Objectives
Enteroendocrine Hormone Families and Their Receptors
Gastrin and the Regulation of Gastric Function
Enteroendocrine Regulation of the Exocrine Pancreas and Gallbladder
Insulinotropic Actions of Gastrointestinal Peptides (Incretin Action)
Enterotropic Actions of Gastrointestinal Hormones
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Energy Metabolism
Key Pathways Involved in Energy Metabolism
Objectives
Overview of Energy Metabolism
General Pathways Involved in Energy Metabolism
Key Hormones Involved in Metabolic Homeostasis
Metabolic Homeostasis: The Integrated Outcome of Hormonal and Substrate/Product Regulation of Metabolic Pathways
Liver
Skeletal Muscle
Adipose Tissue-Derived Hormones and Adipokines
Appetite Control and Obesity
Diabetes Mellitus
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Calcium and Phosphate Homeostasis
Objectives
Calcium and Phosphorus are Important Dietary Elements that Play Many Crucial Roles in Cellular Physiology
Physiologic Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate: Parathyroid Hormone and 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamixi D
Small Intestine, Bone, and Kidney Determine Ca<sup>2+</sup> and Pi Levels
Pathologic Disorders of Calcium and Phosphate Balance
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Hypothalamus-Pituitary Complex
Objectives
Embryology and Anatomy
Neurohypophysis
Adenohypophysis
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
The Thyroid Gland
Objectives
Anatomy and Histology of the Thyroid Gland
Production of Thyroid Hormones
Transport and Metabolism of Thyroid Hormones
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
The Adrenal Gland
Objectives
Anatomy
Adrenal Medulla
Adrenal Cortex
Zona Glomerulosa
Pathologic Conditions Involving the Adrenal Cortex
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Life Cycle of the Male and Female Reproductive Systems
Objectives
General Components of a Reproductive System
Overview of Meiosis
Basic Anatomy of the Reproductive Systems
Sexual Development in Utero
Puberty
Menopause and Andropause
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
The Male Reproductive System
Objectives
Histophysiology of the Testis
Transport, Actions, and Metabolism of Androgens
Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Testis Axis
Male Reproductive Tract
Disorders Involving the Male Reproductive System
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
The Female Reproductive System
Objectives
Anatomy and Histology of the Ovary
Growth, Development, and Function of the Ovarian Follicle
The Human Menstrual Cycle
Female Reproductive Tract
Biology of Estradiol and Progesterone
Ovarian Pathophysiology
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation
Objectives
Fertilization, Early Embryogenesis, Implantation, and Placentation
Placental Transport
The Fetal Endocrine System
Maternal Endocrine Changes During Pregnancy
Maternal Physiologic Changes During Pregnancy
Parturition
Mammogenesis and Lactation
Contraception
In Vitro Fertilization
Summary
Self-study Problems
Keywords and Concepts
Answers to Self-Study Problems
Comprehensive Multiple-Choice Examination
Hormone Ranges
Abbreviations and Symbols
Index

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