Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

By

  • Eldra Solomon, PhD
  • Eldra Solomon, PhD

Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical textbook introduces you to basic anatomy and physiology — covering need-to-know principles with real-world examples that make key concepts easy to understand. It’s logically organized into 17 chapters that each explores a particular body system. This edition is easier to use than ever, offering an engaging new layout with more than 200 color illustrations, as well as new Tools for Learning that lead you through each chapter, highlighting important topics and helping you strengthen and assess your understanding of anatomy and physiology.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4405-5


Table of Contents

1. Introducing the Human Body

2. Cells and Tissues

3. The Integumentary System

4. The Skeletal System

5. The Muscular System

6. The Central Nervous System

7. The Peripheral Nervous System

8. The Sense Organs

9. Endocrine Control

10. The Circulatory System: Blood

11. The Circulatory System: The Heart

12. Circulation of Blood and Lymph

13. Internal Defense: Immune Responses

14. The Respiratory System

15. The Digestive System

16. The Urinary System and Fluid Balance

17. Reproduction

Appendix A. Chapter Quiz Answers

Appendix B. Dissecting Terms

Appendix C. Abbreviations

Glossary