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Essentials of anatomy and physiology

Valerie C. Scanlon, Tina Sanders.
  • Philadelphia, PA : F. A. Davis, [2015]
  • Seventh edition.
  • xviii, 669 pages ; 26 cm
  • Eisenhower C Level
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Subjects
Medical Subjects
Contents
  • note: Levels of Organization,
  • Metabolism and Homeostasis,
  • Terminology and General Plan of the Body,
  • Elements,
  • Atoms,
  • Chemical Bonds,
  • Chemical Reactions,
  • Inorganic Compounds of Importance,
  • Organic Compounds of Importance,
  • Cell Structure,
  • Cellular Transport Mechanisms,
  • Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis,
  • Cell Division,
  • Aging and Cells,
  • Epithelial Tissue,
  • Connective Tissue,
  • Muscle Tissue,
  • Nerve Tissue,
  • Membranes,
  • Aging and Tissues,
  • Skin,
  • Subcutaneous Tissue,
  • Aging and the Integumentary System,
  • Functions of the Skeleton,
  • Types of Bone Tissue,
  • Classification of Bones,
  • Embryonic Growth of Bone,
  • Factors That Affect Bone Growth and Maintenance,
  • Skeleton,
  • Joints-Articulations,
  • Aging and the Skeletal System,
  • Muscle Structure,
  • Muscle Tone,
  • Muscle Sense,
  • Energy Sources for Muscle Contraction,
  • Muscle Fiber-Microscopic Structure,
  • Contraction-The Sliding Filament Mechanism,
  • Responses to Exercise-Maintaining Homeostasis,
  • Aging and the Muscular System,
  • Major Muscles of the Body,
  • Nervous System Divisions,
  • Nerve Tissue,
  • Nerve Impulse,
  • Types of Neurons,
  • Nerves and Nerve Tracts,
  • Spinal Cord,
  • Brain,
  • Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid,
  • Cranial Nerves,
  • Autonomic Nervous System,
  • Aging and the Nervous System,
  • Sensory Pathway,
  • Characteristics of Sensations,
  • Cutaneous Senses,
  • Muscle Sense,
  • Sense of Taste,
  • Sense of Smell,
  • Hunger and Thirst,
  • Eye,
  • Ear,
  • Arterial Receptors,
  • Aging and the Senses,
  • Chemistry of Hormones,
  • Regulation of Hormone Secretion,
  • Pituitary Gland,
  • Thyroid Gland,
  • Parathyroid Glands,
  • Pancreas,
  • Adrenal Glands,
  • Ovaries,
  • Testes,
  • Other Hormones,
  • Mechanisms of Hormone Action,
  • Aging and the Endocrine System,
  • Characteristics of Blood,
  • Plasma,
  • Blood Cells,
  • Cardiac Muscle Tissue,
  • Location and Pericardial Membranes,
  • Chambers-Vessels and Valves,
  • Coronary Vessels,
  • Cardiac Cycle and Heart Sounds,
  • Cardiac Conduction Pathway,
  • Heart Rate,
  • Cardiac Output,
  • Regulation of Heart Rate,
  • Aging and the Heart,
  • Arteries,
  • Veins,
  • Capillaries,
  • Pathways of Circulation,
  • Velocity of Blood Flow,
  • Blood Pressure,
  • Regulation of Blood Pressure,
  • Aging and the Vascular System,
  • Lymph,
  • Lymph Vessels,
  • Lymphatic Tissue,
  • Immunity,
  • Aging and the Lymphatic System,
  • Divisions of the Respiratory System,
  • Mechanism of Breathing,
  • Pulmonary Volumes,
  • Exchange of Gases,
  • Transport of Gases in the Blood,
  • Regulation of Respiration,
  • Respiration and Acid-Base Balance,
  • Aging and the Respiratory System,
  • Divisions of the Digestive System,
  • Types of Digestion,
  • Oral Cavity,
  • Pharynx,
  • Esophagus,
  • Structural Layers of the Alimentary Tube,
  • Stomach,
  • Small Intestine,
  • Liver,
  • Gallbladder,
  • Pancreas,
  • Completion of Digestion and Absorption,
  • Large Intestine,
  • Other Functions of the Liver,
  • Aging and the Digestive System,
  • Body Temperature,
  • Metabolism,
  • Aging and Metabolism,
  • Kidneys,
  • Formation of Urine,
  • Kidneys and Acid-Base Balance,
  • Other Functions of the Kidneys,
  • Elimination of Urine,
  • Characteristics of Urine,
  • Aging and the Urinary System,
  • Water Compartments,
  • Water Intake and Output,
  • Electrolytes,
  • Acid-Base Balance,
  • Aging and Fluid and pH Regulation,
  • Meiosis,
  • Male Reproductive System,
  • Female Reproductive System,
  • Aging and the Reproductive Systems,
  • Human Development,
  • Genetics,
  • Classification of Microorganisms,
  • Normal Flora-Microbiota,
  • Infectious Disease,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Methods of Control of Microbes,
  • Pathogens,
  • A. Units of Measure,
  • B. Abbreviations,
  • C. Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests,
  • D. Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests,
  • E. Eponymous Terms,
  • F. Prefixes, Combining Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology,
  • G. Answers to Illustration Questions,.
Other information
  • Includes index.
ISBN
  • 9780803639577
  • 0803639570
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2014012086
  • OCLC: 875629897
  • OCLC: 875629897