Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, 2006 - Medical - 824 pages
Since its first edition Human Anatomy as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help users understand anatomical structures. Past editions of Human Anatomy have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy studies. The exhaustive volume provides an introduction to anatomy and addresses cells, the tissue level of organization, integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, surface anatomy, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, and human development. For health care professionals of all kinds, massage therapists, forensic medical examiners and athletic trainers.
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An Introduction to Anatomy
Gross Anatomy 3 and histology
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Anatomy articular articulates attachment axons basal basal lamina biceps brachii biceps brachii muscle blood vessels body brain brevis canal capsule carpi cartilage cavity cell membrane cervical clavicle collagen ﬁbers condyle connective tissue contains contraction cranial dermis digitorum distal dorsal epidermis epiphyseal epithelial epithelium extends Extensor fascia femoris femur ﬁbers Figure ﬁlaments ﬁrst ﬂex ﬂexion Flexor ﬂuid follicle foramen fossa frontal functions hair head humerus inferior integumentary system joint lamina layer ligament longus lumbar mandible matrix medial merocrine motor movement muscle ﬁbers muscle tissue Muscles That Move nasal neural neurons nuclei occipital organs ossiﬁcation osteoblasts pelvic periosteum Posterior view produce proteins radial rectus reﬂex region ribs rotation sarcomere scapula sebaceous secretion sensory skeletal muscle skeleton skin skull speciﬁc sphenoid spinal cord spongy bone stratum structures superﬁcial superior surface suture sweat glands synovial temporal bone tendon thoracic tibia transverse tuberosity ulna ventral vertebrae vertebral column