Introduction to the Human Body. 10th Edition

  • ID: 3327626
  • Book
  • 640 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Introduction to the Human Body 10th Edition offers a balanced introduction to the human body, especially developed to meet the needs of the one–semester A&P course. It provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Class–tested pedagogy is woven into the narrative and illustrations to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of the material.

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1 ORGANIZATION OF THE HUMAN BODY 1

2 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 22

3 CELLS 41

4 TISSUES 68

5 THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM 92

6 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM 107

7 JOINTS 154

8 THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM 170

9 NERVOUS TISSUE 220

10 CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, SPINAL NERVES, AND CRANIAL NERVES 236

11 AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM 261

12 SOMATIC SENSES AND SPECIAL SENSES 271

13 THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 299

14 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: BLOOD 326

15 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: HEART 342

16 THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: BLOOD VESSELS AND CIRCULATION 360

17 THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND IMMUNITY 391

18 THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 415

19 THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 440

20 NUTRITION AND METABOLISM 469

21 THE URINARY SYSTEM 485

22 FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID BASE BALANCE 503

23 THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 515

24 DEVELOPMENT AND INHERITANCE 544

ANSWERS A–1

GLOSSARY G–1

CREDITS C–1

INDEX I–1

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Gerard J. Tortora
Bryan H. Derrickson
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