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Introduction to the Human Body
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INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY

HARDBACK BY TORTORA, GERARD J.; DERRICKSON, BRYAN H.

£181.99

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9781118583180
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EDITION
10TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
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JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
640 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
05 DEC 2014

DESCRIPTION

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.

CONTENTS

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