Handy Answer: The Handy Anatomy Answer Book

Editor/Author Barnes-Svarney,Patricia and Svarney, Thomas E.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57-859542-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 143
Book Status: Available
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The Handy Anatomy Answer Book is the key to unlocking this door to a wondrous world. Covering all the major body systemsintegumentary (skin, hair, etc.), skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductiveand, for good measure, adding chapters on growth and development and how science can help and augment the body, it follows the fascinating maze of organ systems and shows how much the body does routinely just to let you move, breathe, eat, and fight off disease.

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Table of Contents

  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • PHOTO CREDITS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • HISTORY OF ANATOMY
  • Defining Anatomy
  • Studies in Anatomy
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • ANATOMY AND BIOLOGY BASICS
  • Human Anatomical Terminology
  • Chemistry in Biology and Anatomy
  • Biological Compounds and the Human Body
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION
  • Defining Levels of Organization in Anatomy
  • Cells
  • Tissues
  • Organs and Organ Systems
  • Homeostasis
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • SENSORY SYSTEM
  • Smell
  • Taste
  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • INTEGUM ENTARY SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Skin Structure
  • Skin Function
  • Nails
  • Hair
  • Accessory Glands
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • SKELETAL SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Bone Basics
  • Axial Skeleton
  • Appendicular Skeleton
  • Joints
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • MUSCULAR SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Organization of Muscles
  • Muscle Structure
  • Muscle Function
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Neuron Function
  • Central Nervous System
  • The Brain
  • Spinal Cord
  • Peripheral Nervous System: Somatic Nervous System
  • Peripheral Nervous System: Autonomic Nervous System
  • Learning and Memory
  • Sleep and Dreams
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Hormones
  • Pituitary Gland
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Pancreas
  • Pineal Gland
  • Reproductive Organs
  • Other Sources of Hormones
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Blood
  • The Heart
  • Blood Vessels
  • Circulation
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Lymphatic Vessels and Organs
  • Nonspecific Defenses
  • Specific Defenses
  • Allergies
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Structure and Function
  • Respiration and Breathing
  • Sound Production
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Accessory Glands
  • Metabolism and Nutrition
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • URINARY SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Kidneys
  • Accessory Organs
  • Urine and Its Formation
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  • Introduction
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Conception
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
  • Introduction
  • Prenatal Development—Embryonic Period
  • Prenatal Development—Fetal Stage
  • Birth and Lactation
  • Postnatal Development
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • HELPING HUMAN ANATOMY
  • Anatomy and Imaging Techniques
  • Diagnostic Techniques for Various Systems
  • Operations, Procedures, and Transplants
  • Comparing Other Organisms
  • FURTHER READING
  • GLOSSARY