Understanding Anatomy & Physiology: A Visual, Auditory, Interactive Approach

Editor/Author Thompson, Gale Sloan
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $55.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-80-364373-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 744
Book Status: Available
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An overview of the body, including its chemical and cellular structures, with one-of-a-kind portrayals of each body system, grouped by function. A wealth of full-color illustrations, figures, sidebars, helpful hints, and easy-to-read descriptions make information crystal clear. Each unique page spread provides an entire unit of understanding, breaking down complex concepts into easy-to-grasp sections.

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Table of Contents

  • PREFACE
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • Dedication
  • CONSULTANTS
  • REVIEWERS
  • PART I: ORGANIZATION OF THE BODY
  • Chapter 1: Orientation to the Human Body
  • Organization of the Body
  • Organ Systems
  • Anatomical Terms
  • Homeostasis
  • Chapter 2: Chemistry of Life
  • Basic Structures of Life
  • Basic Processes of Life
  • Compounds of Life
  • Chapter 3: Cells
  • Cell Variations
  • Cell Structure
  • Movement Through Cell Membranes
  • Cellular Growth and Reproduction
  • Protein Synthesis
  • Cell Growth and Reproduction
  • PART II: COVERING, SUPPORT, AND MOVEMENT OF THE BODY
  • Chapter 4: Tissues
  • Tissue Development
  • Epithelial Tissue
  • Connective Tissue
  • Nervous Tissue
  • Muscle Tissue
  • Tissue Repair
  • Membranes
  • Chapter 5: Integumentary System
  • Structure of the Skin
  • Skin Color
  • Functions of the Skin
  • Chapter 6: Bones & Bone Tissue
  • Bone Functions
  • Classification of Bones
  • Bone Tissue
  • Bone Marrow
  • Bone Development
  • Bone Remodeling
  • Bone Fractures
  • Chapter 7: Skeletal System
  • Overview of the Skeletal System
  • The Skull
  • The Vertebral Column
  • The Thoracic Cage
  • Pectoral Girdle
  • Upper Limb
  • Pelvic Girdle
  • Lower Limb
  • Chapter 8: Joints
  • Classifications of Joints
  • Chapter 9: Muscular System
  • Types of Muscle
  • Skeletal Muscle Structure
  • Muscle Contraction and Relaxation
  • Muscle Function
  • Superficial Muscles
  • How Muscles Are Named
  • Major Muscles of the Body
  • PART III: REGULATION AND INTEGRATION OF THE BODY
  • Chapter 10: Nervous System
  • Overview of the Nervous System
  • Divisions of the Nervous System
  • Nervous System Cells
  • Repair of Nerve Fibers
  • Impulse Conduction
  • Synapses
  • Structure of the Spinal Cord
  • Spinal Nerves
  • Somatic Reflexes
  • General Structures of the Brain
  • Divisions of the Brain
  • Functions of the Cerebral Cortex
  • Cranial Nerves
  • Visceral Reflexes
  • Structure of the Autonomic Nervous System
  • Divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System
  • Effects of the ANS on Target Organs
  • Chapter 11: Sense Organs
  • Sensory Receptors
  • The General Senses
  • The Special Senses
  • Chapter 12: Endocrine System
  • Overview of the Endocrine System
  • Hormones
  • The Pituitary Gland and Hypothalamus
  • Pineal Gland
  • Thymus
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Parathyroid Glands
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Pancreas
  • Gonads
  • Other Endocrine Cells and Chemicals
  • PART IV: MAINTENANCE OF THE BODY
  • Chapter 13: Blood
  • Components of Blood
  • Blood Cell Formation
  • Red Blood Cells
  • White Blood Cells
  • Platelets and the Control of Bleeding
  • Blood Types
  • Chapter 14: Heart
  • Structures of the Heart
  • Heart Sounds
  • Blood Flow through the Heart
  • Coronary Circulation
  • Cardiac Conduction
  • Cardiac Cycle
  • Cardiac Output
  • Chapter 15: Vascular System
  • Vessel Structure
  • Arteries
  • Veins
  • Capillaries
  • Circulatory Routes
  • Principles of Circulation
  • Chapter 16: Lymphatic & Immune Systems
  • Lymphatic System
  • Overview of the Immune System
  • Nonspecific Immunity
  • Specific Immunity
  • Immune System Disorders
  • Chapter 17: Respiratory System
  • Upper Respiratory Tract
  • Lower Respiratory Tract
  • Pulmonary Ventilation
  • Chapter 18: Urinary System
  • Overview of the Urinary System
  • The Kidneys
  • Urine Formation
  • Composition of Urine
  • Storage and Elimination of Urine
  • Chapter 19: Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Balance
  • Water Balance
  • Electrolyte Balance
  • Acid-Base Balance
  • Acid-Base Imbalances
  • Chapter 20: Digestive System
  • Overview of the Digestive System
  • Mouth
  • Pharynx
  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
  • Small Intestine
  • Chemical Digestion and Absorption
  • Large Intestine
  • Chapter 21: Nutrition & Metabolism
  • Units of Energy
  • Hunger and Satiety
  • Nutrients
  • Metabolism
  • Thermoregulation
  • Chapter 22: Human Microbiome
  • Building a Microbiome
  • Components of the Microbiome
  • PART V: CONTINUITY
  • Chapter 23: Reproductive Systems
  • Overview of the Reproductive System
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Methods of Birth Control
  • Chapter 24: Pregnancy & Human Development
  • Fertilization
  • Stages of Prenatal Development
  • Physical Changes During Pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Lactation
  • The Neonate
  • Chapter 25: Heredity
  • Chromosomes
  • Genes
  • Sex-Linked Inheritance
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Learning Understanding Anatomy & Physiology Gale Sloan Thompson