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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

ISBN-10: 047157354X

ISBN-13: 9780471573548

Edition: 10th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Gerard J. Tortora

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Description:

The art and illustration program make explanations and concepts easier to comprehend. * "Clinical Application" sections demonstrate the clinical or professional significance of the discussion. * Coverage of scientific research and breakthroughs in understanding the human body keep the book on the cutting edge.
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Book details

List price: $150.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/22/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1248
Size: 9.51" wide x 11.06" long x 1.78" tall
Weight: 6.688

Preface
To the Student
Organization of the Human Body
An Introduction to the Human Body
The Chemical Level of Organization
The Cellular Level of Organization
The Tissue Level of Organization
The Integumentary System
Principles of Support and Movement
The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue
The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton
The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton
Joints
Muscle Tissue
The Muscular System
Control Systems of the Human Body
Nervous Tissue
The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
The Brain and Cranial Nerves
Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems
The Special Senses
The Autonomic Nervous System
The Endocrine System
Maintenance of the Human Body
The Cardiovascular System: The Blood
The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics
The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
Metabolism
The Urinary System
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis
Continuity
The Reproductive Systems
Development and Inheritance
Measurements
Periodic Table
Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests
Answers
Glossary
Credits
Index