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Human anatomy & physiology /

by Marieb, Elaine Nicpon,
Authors: Hoehn, Katja,%author Published by : Pearson Education, Inc., ([Harlow, England] :) Physical details: 1266p. : ill. (chiefly color) ; 29 cm ISBN: 1292260858 Subject(s): Human anatomy | Human physiology | Anatomy | Physiological Phenomena | Textbooks. Year: 2019
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Book Book AUM Main Library English Collections Hall 612 M334 (Browse Shelf) Available inv/2022/1172
Book Book AUM Main Library 612 M334 (Browse Shelf) Available inv/2022/1172

Appendices = pages A-1 through A-30. Glossary = pages G-1 through G-22. Photo and illustration credits = pages C-1 through C-2. Index = pages I-1 through I-42

Includes bibliographical references and index

Unit 1. Organization of the Body -- Chapter 1. The human body : An orientation -- Chapter 2. Chemistry comes alive -- Chapter 3. Cells : The living units -- Chapter 4. Tissue : The living fabric -- Unit 2. Covering, Support, and Movement of the Body -- Chapter 5. The integumentary system -- Chapter 6. Bones and skeletal tissues -- Chapter 7. The skeleton -- Chapter 8. Joints -- Chapter 9. Muscles and muscle tissue -- Chapter 10. The muscular system -- Unit 3. Regulation and Integration of the Body -- Chapter 11. Fundamentals of the nervous system and nervous tissue -- Chapter 12. The central nervous system -- Chapter 13. The peripheral nervous system and reflex activity -- Chapter 14. The autonomic nervous system -- Chapter 15. The special senses -- Chapter 16. The endocrine system -- Unit 4. Maintenance of the Body -- Chapter 17. Blood -- Chapter 18. The cardiovascular system : The heart -- Chapter 19. The cardiovascular system : Blood vessels -- Chapter 20. The lymphatic system and lymphoid organs and tissues -- Chapter 21. The immune system : Innate and adaptive body defenses -- Chapter 22. The respiratory system -- Chapter 23. The digestive system -- Chapter 24. Nutrition, metabolism, and energy balance -- Chapter 25. The urinary system -- Chapter 26. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance -- Unit 5. Continuity -- Chapter 27. The reproductive system -- Chapter 28. Pregnancy and human development -- Chapter 29. Heredity -- Appendices -- Answers appendix -- Appendix A. The Metric System -- Appendix B. Functional groups in organic molecules -- Appendix C. The amino acids -- Appendix D. Two important metabolic pathways -- Appendix E. Periodic Table of Elements -- Appendix F. Reference values for selected blood and urine studies -- Glossary -- Photo and illustration credits -- Index

"Equipping learners with 21st-century skills to succeed in A&P and beyond. 'Human Anatomy & Physiology' by best-selling authors Elaine Marieb and Katja Hoehn motivates and supports learners at every level, from novice to expert, equipping them with 21st century skills to succeed in A&P and beyond. Each chapter guides students from mastering A&P terminology to applying knowledge in clinical scenarios, to practicing the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required for entry to nursing, allied health, and exercise science programs. Recognized for its engaging, conversational writing style, easy-to-follow figures, and its unique clinical insights, Human Anatomy & Physiology continues the tradition of innovation and addressing the most effective ways students learn."--taken from publisher web site

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