Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology

There’s no other A&P text that equals Anatomy & Physiology for its student-friendly writing, visually engaging content, and wide range of learning support. Focusing on the unifying themes of structure and function in homeostasis, this dynamic text helps you easily master difficult material with consistent, thorough, and non-intimidating explanations. You can also connect with the textbook through a number of electronic resources, including the engaging A&P Online course, an electronic coloring book, online tutoring, and more!


Published: December 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-17295-0


  • UNIT ONE: The Body as a Whole

    Introduction: Seeing the Big Picture

          1.  Organization of the Body

          2.  The Chemical Basis of Life

          3.  Anatomy of Cells

          4.  Physiology of Cells

          5.  Cell Reproduction

          6.  Tissues

      UNIT TWO: Support and Movement

          7.  Skin and its Appendages

          8.  Skeletal Tissues

          9.  Skeletal System

         10.  Articulations

         11.  Anatomy of the Muscular System

         12.  Physiology of the Muscular System

      UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration

         13.  Nervous System Cells

         14.  Central Nervous System

         15.  Peripheral Nervous System

         16.  Autonomic Nervous System

         17.  Sense Organs

         18.  Endocrine Regulation

         19.  Endocrine Glands

      UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense

         20.  Blood

         21.  Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

         22.  Physiology of the Cardiovascular System 

         23.  Lymphatic System

         24.  Immune System

         25.  Stress

      UNIT FIVE: Transportation and Defense

         26.  Anatomy of the Respiratory System

         27.  Physiology of the Respiratory System

         28.  Anatomy of the Digestive System

         29.  Physiology of the Respiratory System

         30.  Nutrition and Metabolism

         31.  The Urinary System

         32.  Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

         33.  Acid-Base Balance

      UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development

         34.  Male Reproductive System

         35.  Female Reproductive System

         36.  Growth and Development

         37.  Genetics and Heredity

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