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Human Physiology

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ISBN-10: 0073040762

ISBN-13: 9780073040769

Edition: 9th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Stuart Ira Fox

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List price: $160.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.4
Language: English

Stuart Fox is a professor at Pierce College in Los Angeles. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in Medical Physiology. In addition to his work on this text, he is the co-author of Concepts of Human A&P, Synopsis of Anatomy & Physiology, several lab manuals, and numerous research papers.

The Study of Body Functionp. 2
Chemical Composition of the Bodyp. 22
Cell Structure and Genetic Controlp. 48
Enzymes and Energyp. 84
Cell Respiration and Metabolismp. 102
Interactions Between Cells and the Extracellular Environmentp. 124
The Nervous System: Neurons and Synapsesp. 150
The Central Nervous Systemp. 188
The Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 218
Sensory Physiologyp. 240
Endocrine Glands: Secretion and Action of Hormonesp. 284
Muscle: Mechanisms of Contraction and Neural Controlp. 324
Heart and Circulationp. 364
Cardiac Output, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressurep. 406
The Immune Systemp. 444
Respiratory Physiologyp. 478
Physiology of the Kidneysp. 522
The Digestive Systemp. 558
Regulation of Metabolismp. 596
Reproductionp. 632
Solutions to Clinical Investigationsp. 684
Answers to Test Your Knowledge of Terms and Facts Questionsp. 687
Glossaryp. 688
Creditsp. 706
Indexp. 707
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