The Human Body in Health & Disease - Softcover book cover

The Human Body in Health & Disease - Softcover

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.


Published: April 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09415-3


  • 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


    Illustration/Photo Credits



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