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Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

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.

Paperback, 352 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4405-5

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

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