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Simple and straightforward, Thibodeau and Patton's Structure & Function of the Body, 14th Edition makes the difficult concepts of anatomy and physiology clear and easier to understand. Focusing on the normal structure and function of the human body and what the body does to maintain homeostasis, this introductory text provides more than 400 vibrantly detailed illustrations and a variety of interactive learning tools to help you establish an essential foundation for success in the care of the human body.


Published: September 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09570-9


  • 1. An Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Body
    2. Chemistry of Life
    3. Cells and Tissues
    4. Organ Systems of the Body
    5. The Integumentary System and Body Membranes
    6. The Skeletal System
    7. The Muscular System
    8. The Nervous System
    9. The Senses
    10. The Endocrine System
    11. Blood
    12. The Circulatory System
    13. The Lymphatic System and Immunity
    14. The Respiratory System
    15. The Digestive System
    16. Nutrition and Metabolism
    17. The Urinary System
    18. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
    19. Acid-Base Balance
    20. The Reproductive Systems
    21. Growth and Development
    Appendix A: Body Mass Index
    Appendix B: Common Medical Abbreviations, Prefixes, and Suffixes
    Chapter Test Answers
    Illustration/Photo Credits


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