Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Essentials of InterActive Physiology

ISBN-10: 0805373276

ISBN-13: 9780805373271

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Elaine N. Marieb

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Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Eighth Editioncontinues to set the standard for A&P texts with an enhanced media package and new active learning features that help readers better visualize and understand the structure and function of the human body. New information on hot topics like DNA fingerprinting, bone implants for children, stem cell research, and obesity draws readers into the material. Elaine Marieb's clear and friendly writing style emphasizes the relevance of anatomy and physiology to readers' lives and careers. It clarifies concepts, defines key terms, and offers just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage to make the content complete without being overwhelming.The Human Body: An Orientation, Basic Chemistry, Cells and Tissues, Skin and Body Membranes, The Skeletal System, The Muscular System, The Nervous System, Special Senses, The Endocrine System, Blood, The Cardiovascular System, The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System and Body Metabolism, The Urinary System, The Reproductive System.For all readers interested in learning the essentials of human anatomy and physiology.
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Book details

List price: $120.40
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 592
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Elaine N. Marieb was a college teacher when she went back to school for an R. N. degree and an M. S. in gerontological nursing. She is Professor Emeritus of biology at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts and Visiting Professor at Edison Community College in Fort Myers, Florida. Her book, Human Anatomy and Physiology, is part of the Benjamin/Cummings Series in the Life Sciences.

The Human Body: An Orientation
An Overview of Anatomy and Physiology
Levels of Structural Organization
Maintaining Life
Homeostasis
The Language of Anatomy
Basic Chemistry
Concepts of Matter and Energy
Composition of Matter
Molecules and Compounds
Chemical Bonds and Chemical Reactions
Biochemistry: The Chemical Composition of Living Matter
Cells and Tissues
Cells
Overview of the Cellular Basis of Life
Anatomy of a Generalized Cell
Cell Physiology
Body Tissues
Epithelial Tissue
Connective Tissue
Muscle Tissue
Nervous Tissue
Tissue Repair (Wound Healing)
Developmental Aspects of Cells and Tissues
Skin and Body Membranes
Classification of Body Membranes
Integumentary System (Skin)
Developmental Aspects of Skin and Body Membranes
The Skeletal System
Bones: An Overview
Axial Skeleton
Appendicular Skeleton
Joints
Developmental Aspects of the Skeleton
The Muscular System
Overview of Muscle Tissues
Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle
Skeletal Muscle Activity
Muscle Movements, Types, and Names
Gross Anatomy of Skeletal Muscles
Developmental Aspects of the Muscular System
The Nervous System
Organization of the Nervous System
Nervous Tissue: Structure and Function
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Developmental Aspects of the Nervous System
Special Senses
The Eye and Vision
The Ear: Hearing and Balance
Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell
Developmental Aspects of the Special Senses
The Endocrine System
The Endocrine System and Hormone Function--An Overview
The Major Endocrine Organs
Other Hormone-Producing Tissues and Organs
Developmental Aspects of the Endocrine System
Blood
Composition and Functions of Blood
Hemostasis
Blood Groups and Transfusions
Developmental Aspects of Blood
The Cardiovascular System
Cardiovascular System: The Heart
Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
Developmental Aspects of the Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses
Lymphatic System
Lymphatic Vessels
Lymph Nodes
Other Lymphoid Organs
Body Defenses
Nonspecific Body Defenses
Specific Body Defenses: The Immune System
Developmental Aspects of the Lymphatic System and Body Defenses
The Respiratory System
Functional Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Respiratory Physiology
Respiratory Disorders
Developmental Aspects of the Respiratory System
The Digestive System and Body Metabolism
Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System
Anatomy of the Digestive System
Functions of the Digestive System
Nutrition and Metabolism
Nutrition
Developmental Aspects of the Digestive System and Metabolism
The Urinary System
Kidneys
Ureters, Urinary Bladder, and Urethra
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Developmental Aspects of the Urinary System
The Reproductive System
Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System
Male Reproductive Functions
Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
Female Reproductive Functions and Cycles
Mammary Glands
Survey of Pregnancy and Embryonic Development
Developmental Aspects of the Reproductive System
Appendixes
Word Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Periodic Table of the Elements
Key Information about Vitamins and Many Essential Minerals
A.D.A.M. Correlations
Photography and Art Credits
Glossary
Index
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