Anatomy Essentials For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 29, 2012 - Medical - 192 pages
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The core concepts you need to ace Anatomy

Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Anatomy after some time away, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical Anatomy course. From names and technical terms to how the body works, you'll skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of Anatomy Essentials For Dummies.

Designed for students who want the key concepts and a few examples—without the review, ramp-up, and anecdotal content—Anatomy Essentials For Dummies is a perfect solution for exam-cramming, homework help, and reference.

  • A useful and handy reference to the anatomy of the human body
  • Perfect for a refresher or a quick reference
  • Serves as an excellent review to score higher at exam time

If you have some knowledge of anatomy and want to polish your skills, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to understand this fascinating topic.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Focusing on the Framework of Anatomy and Physiology
5
Examining Cell Biology Basics
23
Taking out the trash with lysosomes
31
Forming Tissues from Cells
38
Scoping Out the Bodys Structural Layers
41
on the Muscular System
48
An Introduction to the Integument
58
Discovering Whats in Your Blood
76
Taking a Deep Breath with the Respiratory System
85
Getting on Track with the Digestive System
97
Passing through the Urinary System
111
Making Babies The Reproductive System
125
Exploring the Nervous Endocrine and Immune Systems
143
Ten Phabulous Physiology Phacts
161
Index
167

Getting to the Heart of the Circulatory System
65

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About the author (2012)

Maggie Norris is a freelance science writer. Donna Rae Siegfried has instructed anatomy and physiology courses at the college level. They are the coauthors of Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies, 2nd Edition.

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