Essential Atlas of Anatomy

ISBN-10: 0764118331
ISBN-13: 9780764118333
Edition: 2001
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Description: The human bodywith all of its parts, organs, and functionsis shown in detailed, scientifically correct full-color illustrations. Fifteen separate sections examine both male and female bodies as follows: Human cell structure... General anatomical  More...

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List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

The human bodywith all of its parts, organs, and functionsis shown in detailed, scientifically correct full-color illustrations. Fifteen separate sections examine both male and female bodies as follows: Human cell structure... General anatomical features ... Skeleton and musculature ... Digestive system ... Respiratory system ... Circulatory system ... Blood ... Lymphatic system ... Nervous system ... Sensory organs ... Urinary system ... Genital organs ... Human reproduction ... Endocrine system ... Immunological system. Hundreds of illustrations make this book a handy home reference, as well as a fine supplement to school science textbooks.

Introductionp. 6
The cellp. 10
Components of the human cellp. 10
The human bodyp. 12
Male anatomyp. 12
Female anatomyp. 13
The locomotive systemp. 14
The skeletal systemp. 14
Bone tissuep. 14
Formation and growth of bonep. 14
Types of bonep. 15
Osseous blood supplyp. 15
Bone fracturesp. 15
The skeleton (anterior view)p. 16
The skeleton (dorsal view)p. 17
The skull bonesp. 18
Vertebral columnp. 19
Skeleton of the upper limbp. 20
Skeleton of the lower limbp. 21
Jointsp. 22
Types of jointsp. 22
Dislocationsp. 22
Knee jointp. 23
Shoulder jointp. 23
Hip bonep. 23
Meniscusp. 23
The muscular systemp. 24
Muscle structurep. 24
Muscle shapesp. 24
Muscles of the human body (anterior view)p. 25
Muscles of the human body (posterior view)p. 26
Muscles of the human headp. 27
Muscles of the upper limbp. 28
Muscles of the lower limbp. 29
The digestive systemp. 30
The digestive processp. 30
Buccal cavityp. 31
Section of a tooth (molar)p. 31
Deciduous teethp. 31
Permanent teethp. 31
Esophagusp. 32
Swallowingp. 32
Stomachp. 33
Small intestinep. 34
Pancreasp. 35
Liverp. 36
Gallbladder and bile ductsp. 36
Large intestinep. 37
The respiratory systemp. 38
Organs of the respiratory apparatusp. 38
Mechanism of breathingp. 38
Bones and cartilage of the nasal pyramidp. 39
Nosep. 39
Lateral section of pharynxp. 39
Larynx and tracheap. 40
Bronchial treep. 41
The lungsp. 41
The circulatory systemp. 42
Diagram of the circulatory systemp. 42
Heartp. 43
Cardiac valvesp. 44
Coronary blood vesselsp. 45
Coronary system of electric impulsesp. 45
Cardiac cyclep. 45
Main arteries of the organismp. 46
Main veins of the organismp. 47
Bloodp. 48
The composition of bloodp. 48
Blood cellsp. 48
Bone marrowp. 49
Spleenp. 49
Lymphp. 50
Relationship between the lymphatic system and the circulatory systemp. 50
Lymphatic capillaryp. 50
Lymphatic vesselsp. 51
Schematic representation of the lymphatic systemp. 51
Lymph nodep. 51
The nervous systemp. 52
Components of the nervous systemp. 52
Structure of a neuronp. 52
Types of neuronsp. 52
The brainp. 53
Cerebrump. 54
Meningesp. 55
Areas of the brainp. 55
Vertebral column and spinal cordp. 56
Peripheral nervous systemp. 57
The sensesp. 58
Sightp. 58
The eyep. 58
Projection of images onto the retinap. 58
Lacrimal apparatusp. 59
Conjunctivap. 60
Optic nervep. 60
Visual pathwaysp. 61
Principal defects of sight and methods of correcting themp. 61
Hearingp. 62
External earp. 62
Ossicles of the middle earp. 62
The auditory processp. 63
Labyrinthp. 63
Smellp. 64
Tastep. 65
The tonguep. 65
Areas of perception of different tastesp. 65
Touchp. 66
Section of the skinp. 66
Sensory receptorsp. 66
Reflex action to pain stimulusp. 67
Hair follicle and rootp. 67
Nailp. 67
The urinary systemp. 68
Components of the urinary systemp. 68
Renal circulationp. 68
Kidneys and blood supplyp. 69
Section of a kidneyp. 69
Blood vessels of the kidneyp. 70
Nephronp. 70
Urinary bladderp. 71
Urethrap. 71
The reproductive systemp. 72
Male genital organsp. 72
Penisp. 73
Testicle and epididymisp. 73
Prostatep. 73
Female genital organsp. 74
Vaginap. 75
Ovary and ovarian folliclep. 76
Breastsp. 76
Menstrual cyclep. 77
Human reproductionp. 78
Coitusp. 78
Union of an ovum and a spermatozoonp. 78
Fertilization and implantationp. 79
Gestationp. 80
Development of the embryop. 80
Development of the fetusp. 81
Placentap. 82
Abdomen of a pregnant womanp. 83
Birthp. 84
Positioning of the fetusp. 84
Fetal positionsp. 84
The delivery processp. 85
The endocrine systemp. 86
Glands of the endocrine systemp. 86
Hypothalamus and pituitary glandp. 86
Functions of the hypothalamusp. 87
Hormonal secretion of the pituitary glandp. 87
Thyroid glandp. 88
Parathyroid glandsp. 88
Suprarenal glandsp. 89
The immune systemp. 90
Organs of the immune systemp. 90
Location of the thymusp. 90
Mechanism of nonspecific immunityp. 91
Active immunization: vaccinationp. 91
Alphabetical index of subjectsp. 92
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