Structure & Function of the Body - Hardcover. Edition No. 15

  • ID: 3684364
  • Book
  • 592 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Mastering the essentials of anatomy, physiology, and even medical terminology has never been easier! Using simple, conversational language and vivid animations and illustrations, Structure & Function of the Body, 15th Edition walks readers through the normal structure and function of the human body and what the body does to maintain homeostasis. Plus, this new edition also features new Language of Science and Medicine sections that introduce readers to important medical terminology as it corresponds to anatomy and physiology. If you're looking for a solid understanding of structures, functions, and descriptions of the body then look no further than this dynamic text.

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1.Introduction to the Body
2.Chemistry of Life
3.Cells
4.Tissues
5.Organ Systems
6.Skin and Membranes
7.Skeletal System
8.Muscular System
9.Nervous System
10.Senses
11.Endocrine System
12.Blood
13.Circulatory System
14.Lymphatic System and Immunity
15.Respiratory System
16.Digestive System
17.Nutrition and Metabolism
18.Urinary System
19.Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
20.Acid-Base Balance
21.Reproductive Systems
22.Growth and Development
Appendix A: Body Mass Index
Appendix B: Common Medical Abbreviations, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Chapter Test Answers
Glossary
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Patton, Kevin T. 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.

Thibodeau, Gary A. Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI.
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