Color Atlas of Physiology, Part 471

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Thieme, 2003 - Medical - 436 pages
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The 5th English edition has been thoroughly revised in terms of content and organization of the didactic material; almost all of the color illustrations have been drawn anew for improved clarity. The extensive introductory chapter focuses on aspects of cytophysiology. Owing to the considerably expanded text and improved illustrative material, functional connections are easily recognized; new concepts and current advances in research are taken fully into account.

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General and cellular physiology; Nerve and muscle; Autonomic nervous system; Blood; respiration; Acid-base balance; Kidney salt and water balance; Heart and circulation; Thermal balance and thermoregulation; Nutrition and digestion; Hormonal control; Central nervous system and senses

  

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Contents

Fundamentals and Cell Physiology
6
Neuron Structure and Function
42
Propagation of Action Potentials in Nerve Fiber
48
Motor Endplate
56
Contraction of Striated Muscle
62
Smooth Muscle
70
Physical Fitness and Training
76
Nerve and Muscle Physical Wi 3 Autonomic Nervous System ANS
78
Kidneys Salt and Water Balance
Glomerular Filtration and Clearance 152
Reabsorption of Organic Substances 158
Cardiovascular System
Cardiovascular System
Thermal Balance and Thermoregulati
Nutrition and Digestion
Hormones and Reproduction

Acetylcholine and CholinergicTransmission
82
Respiration
Lung Volumes and their Measurement 112
Dead Space Residual Volume and Airway Resistance 114
CO2 Transport in Blood 124
Binding and Transport of O2 in Blood 128
Effects of High Altitude on Respiration 136
AcidBase Homeostasis
Acidosisand Alkalosis 142
Central Nervous System and Senses
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Proprioception Stretch Reflex 316
Central Conduction of Sensory Input 322
Hypothalamus Limbic System 330
Cerebral Cortex Electroencephalogram EEG 332
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Professor, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Turku, Finland; Visiting Professor, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

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