Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (with Student Consult Online Access)


  • Bruce White, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Framington, CT
  • Susan Porterfield, MD, Professor of Physiology and Endocrinology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series, explains the fundamentals of endocrine and reproductive physiology in a clear and concise manner. This medical textbook gives you a basic understanding of how endocrine and metabolic physiology affects other body systems in health and disease, including the clinical dimensions of reproductive endocrinology.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08704-9

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Endocrine System
  2. Endocrine Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  3. Energy Metabolism
  4. Calcium and Phosphate Homeostasis
  5. Hypothalamus-Pituitary Complex
  6. The Thyroid Gland
  7. The Adrenal Gland
  8. Life Cycle of the Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  9. The Male Reproductive System
  10. The Female Reproductive System
  11. Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation

Appendix A: Answers to Self-Study Problems

Appendix B: Comprehensive Multiple-Choice Examination

Appendix C: Hormone Ranges

Appendix D: Abbreviations and Symbols