The Human Body in Health & Disease - Softcover


  • Gary Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI
  • Kevin Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO

Get a complete introduction to anatomy and physiology with the resource that makes challenging concepts easier to understand! Now in its 5th edition, The Human Body in Health & Disease clarifies the structures and functions of the human body with a proven, highly visual, student-friendly approach. A brand new design eases you into A&P with an inviting layout and vibrant, detailed illustrations included with text content.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09415-3

Table of Contents

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. Mechanisms of Disease

6. The Integumentary System and Body Membranes

7. The Skeletal System

8. The Muscular System

9. The Nervous System

10. The Senses

11. The Endocrine System

12. Blood

13. The Heart and Heart Disease

14. The Circulation of the Blood

15. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

16. The Respiratory System

17. The Digestive System

18. Nutrition and Metabolism

19. The Urinary System

20. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

21. Acid-Base Balance

22. The Reproductive Systems

23. Growth and Development

24. Genetics and Genetic Diseases

Chapter Test and Case Studies Answers


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