A Synopsis of Physiology

A Synopsis of Physiology

1st Edition - January 1, 1927

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  • Authors: A. Rendle Short, C. I. Ham
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483225333

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A Synopsis of Physiology provides a summary of what is known about human physiology. This book is composed of 24 chapters that describe the histology and normal function of various human body parts. After a brief survey of the chemistry of some macromolecules, this book goes on describing the function of blood, lymph, cerebrospinal fluid, heart, circulator, digestive and respiratory systems, and alimentary canal. Other chapters consider other body part, including internal organs, the endocrine gland, bone, skin, muscle, nerve, spinal cord, and brain. The remaining chapters discuss the normal function of the autonomic nervous system, sense organs, and reproductive organs. This book is of value to physiologists, medical practitioners, and medical students.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Chapter I.—Chemistry

    Chapter II.—Blood, Lymph, and Cerebrospinal Fluid

    Chapter III.—The Heart

    Chapter IV.—The Circulation

    Chapter V.—The Respiratory System

    Chapter VI.—Voice

    Chapter VII.—Movements of the Alimentary Canal

    Chapter VIII.—The Digestive System

    Chapter IX.—The Endocrine Glands

    Chapter X.—The Spleen

    Chapter XI.—The Kidney and Excretion of Urine

    Chapter XII.—Metabolism. Diet. Growth. The Liver

    Chapter XIII.—Bone

    Chapter XIV.—Skin, Body Temperature

    Chapter XV.—Muscle

    Chapter XVI.—Nerve

    Chapter XVII.—The Spinal Cord

    Chapter XVIII.—The Brain

    Chapter XIX.—Autonomic Nervous System

    Chapter XX.—Smell and Taste

    Chapter XXI.—Hearing and Equilibration

    Chapter XXII.—Sight

    Chapter XXIII.—Cutaneous, Muscular, and Visceral Sensation

    Chapter XXIV.—Reproduction


Product details

  • No. of pages: 264
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1927
  • Published: January 1, 1927
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483225333

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A. Rendle Short

C. I. Ham

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