Anatomy and Physiology

ISBN-10: 0470878746

ISBN-13: 9780470878743

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Steven Bassett

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List price: $6.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

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Anatomy and Chemistry basics
What Is Anatomy and Physiology?
Atoms, Molecules, Ions, and Bonds
Inorganic Compounds
Organic Molecules
Chemical Reactions in Metabolic Processes
The Cell
The Cell and Its Membrane
Cell Junctions
Movement of Substances
Cell Division
Epithelial Tissue
Connective Tissue
Nervous Tissue
Muscle Tissue
The Integumentary System
The Skin and Its Functions
The Epidermis
The Dermis
The Hypodermis
Accessory Organs of the Skin
Bones And Skeletal Tissues
Functions of Bones
Types of Bones
Bone Structure
Bone Development
Bone Growth
Bone Homeostasis
Surface Features of Bones
The Skeletal System
Organization of the Skeleton
Skull: Cranium and Facial Bones
Hyoid Bone
Vertebral Column
Pectoral Girdle
Upper Limb
Pelvic Girdle
Lower Limb
Classifying Joints
Muscle Tissue
Types of Muscles
Connective Tissue Associated with Muscle Tissue
Structure of Skeletal Muscle
Muscle Contraction
Muscle metabolism
Structure of Cardiac and Smooth Muscle
The Muscular System
Skeletal Muscle Actions
Names of Skeletal Muscles
Muscle Size and Arrangement of Muscle Fascicles
Major Skeletal Muscles
Nervous Tissue
Transmission of Nerve Impulses
The Synapse
The Nervous System
Nervous System Organization
Nervous System Terminology
The Brain
The Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
The Meninges
The Blood-Brain Barrier
Cranial Nerves
The Spinal Cord
Spinal Nerves
The Autonomic Nervous System
The Sensory System
Sensory Receptors
The Somatic Senses
The Endocrine System
The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Glands
Endocrine Organs and Tissues
Antagonistic Hormones
The Cardiovascular System
The Functions
The Blood
Blood Formation
Blood Groups
Circulatory Pathways
The Heart
Cardiac Conduction
Cardiac Muscle Contraction
The Cardiac Cycle
Cardiac Output
Blood Vessels
Blood Pressure
Control of Blood Pressure
Blood Vessels of the Body
The Lymphatic System
Lymphatic System Components
Lymphatic Vessels
Lymphoid Cells
Lymphatic Tissues and Organs
The Immune System and Other Body Defenses
Protecting Your Body
Nonspecific Barriers
Nonspecific Defenses
Specific Defense (The Immune System)
Major Histocompatibility Complex
Humoral and Cell-Mediated Immune Responses
Supplements to the Immune Response
The Respiratory System
Function of the Respiratory System
Structure of the Respiratory System
Mechanics of Breathing
Lung Volumes and Capacities
Gas Exchange
Gas Transport
Control of Respiration
The Digestive System
Function of the Digestive System
Structure of the Digestive Tract Wall
Digestive Enzymes
The Mouth
The Pharynx
The Esophagus
Deglutition (Swallowing)
The Stomach
The Small Intestine
Large Intestine
The Pancreas
The Liver and Gallbladder
Regulation of Digestion
The Urinary System
Anatomy of the Kidneys
Regulation of Urine Concentration
Urinary Bladder
The Reproductive System
What Is Reproduction?
The Male Reproductive System
The Female Reproduction System
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