Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology - 19th Edition

Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology

19th Edition

Authors: Kevin Patton Gary Thibodeau
Imprint: Mosby


For years, Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology has been known for its unbeatable student-friendly writing style and "big picture" approach to A&P. And now, with a visually oriented design and an exceptional array of electronic resources to explain how the body works, the new 19th edition helps students GET A&P like no other textbook.

Key Features

    • UNIQUE! Body systems are broken down into separate chapters for anatomy and physiology to improve comprehension.
    • UNIQUE! A comprehensive color key unifies the art of the book with consistent color for cellular and chemical structures, and more.
    • UNIQUE! Uses unifying themes such as the Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections to help you see the interrelation of body systems and how their structure and function changes in relation to age and development.
    • Quick Check questions reinforce learning with content review of major sections within the chapters.
    • Detailed, end-of-chapter summaries outline essential information to help you organize your studies.
    • Both critical thinking and content review questions for each chapter help you know how well you have mastered important concepts while also challenging your reasoning skills.

    Table of Contents

    UNIT ONE: The Body as a Whole
    Introduction: Seeing the Big Picture
    1 Organization of the Body
    2 The Chemical Basis of Life
    3 Anatomy of Cells
    4 Physiology of Cells
    5 Tissues

    UNIT TWO: Support and Movement
    6 Skin and its Appendages
    7 Skeletal Tissues
    8 Skeletal System
    9 Articulations
    10 Anatomy of the Muscular System
    11 Physiology of the Muscular System

    UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration
    12 Nervous System Cells
    13 Central Nervous System
    14 Peripheral Nervous System
    15 Sense Organs
    16 Endocrine System

    UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense
    17 Blood
    18 Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System
    19 Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
    20 Lymphatic System
    21 Immune System
    22 Stress

    UNIT FIVE: Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion
    23 Anatomy of the Respiratory System
    24 Physiology of the Respiratory System
    25 Anatomy of the Digestive System
    26 Physiology of the Respiratory System
    27 Nutrition and Metabolism
    28 The Urinary System
    29 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
    30 Acid-Base Balance

    UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development
    31 Male Reproductive System
    32 Female Reproductive System
    33 Growth and Development
    34 Genetics and Heredity

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    About the Author

    Kevin Patton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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

    Gary Thibodeau

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI