Anatomy and Physiology' 2007 Ed.2007 Edition

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Its the best book have ever come across that takes a student in a step by step exposition of Anatomy and Physiology. Well detailed and elaborated book.
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Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY
1
Negative Feedback
8
Sectional Anatomy
15
Chapter
16
THE CHEMICAL LEVEL
20
Atomic Structure
21
Types of Reactions
28
Carbohydrates
34
The Adrenal Medulla
463
Chapter 15
464
The Thymus
469
Endocrine Disorders
471
Fluids and Transport
476
Chapter 17
477
RBC Life Span and Circulation
482
Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
486

Nucleic Acids
43
THE CELLULAR LEVEL
48
Membrane Lipids
50
Information Storage in the Nucleus
63
CarrierMediated Transport
71
Mitosis
79
THE TISSUE LEVEL
83
Maintaining the Integrity of Epithelia
85
Fluid Connective Tissues
97
Synovial Membranes
104
Cardiac Muscle Tissue
107
Skin Color
115
Glands in the Skin
121
REVIEW QUESTIONS
127
Compact Bone and Spongy Bone
133
THE SKELETON
148
Cranial Bones
155
The Orbital and Nasal Complexes
162
The Sternum
173
The Lower Limbs
182
Describing Dynamic Motion
193
The Shoulder Joint
200
REVIEW QUESTIONS
208
MUSCLE TISSUE
209
The Sliding Filament Theory
216
Tension Production by Skeletal Muscles
224
Tetanus
225
Energy Use and the Level of Muscular Activity
231
Functional Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Tissue
237
THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM
241
Chapter 11
260
Muscles of the Pelvis and Lower Limbs
273
REVIEW QUESTIONS
283
NEURAL TISSUE
284
Neuroglia of the Peripheral Nervous
293
Changes in the Transmembrane Potential
299
Other Neurotransmitters
310
Drugs and Synaptic Function
311
THE SPINAL CORD AND SPINAL
317
Spinal Meninges
321
Neuronal Pools
331
Polysynaptic Reflexes
337
THE BRAIN AND CRANIAL
342
Ventricles of the Brain
345
The Thalamus
355
Motor and Sensory Areas of the Cortex
361
REVIEW QUESTIONS
370
Chapter 14
375
Visceral Sensory Pathways
382
Divisions of the ANS
389
Parasympathetic Activation
397
Higher Levels of Autonomic Control
403
Alzheimers Disease
404
THE SPECIAL SENSES
410
Olfactory Pathways
412
Visual Physiology
423
Equilibrium
432
REVIEW QUESTIONS
440
Mechanisms of Hormone Action
446
The Posterior Lobe
454
Types of WBCs
489
The Platelet Phase
495
THE HEART
500
Superficial Anatomy of the Heart
502
Chapter 18
505
Connective Tissues and the Fibrous Skeleton
509
Coronary Artery Disease
512
Heart Attacks
519
Abnormal Conditions Affecting Cardiac Output
529
REVIEW QUESTIONS
530
BLOOD VESSELS
531
Capillaries
536
An Overview of Cardiovascular Pressures
542
Neural Mechanisms
548
Cardiovascular Response to Hemorrhaging
554
Systemic Veins
565
REVIEW QUESTIONS
575
THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
577
Lymphoid Tissues
583
Phagocytes
589
Properties of Immunity
595
Primary and Secondary Responses to Antigen
604
Stress and the Immune Response
611
Environmental Exchange
615
The Pharynx
620
Alveolar Ducts and Alveoli
627
The Mechanics of Breathing
633
Carbon Dioxide Transport
643
Voluntary Control of Respiration
649
THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
653
Functions of the Digestive System
655
METABOLISM
694
Energy Yield of Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration
702
Protein Synthesis
709
Diet and Disease
716
The Nephron
723
An Overview of Renal Function
730
The Loop of Henle and Countercurrent
736
A Summary of Renal Function
742
The Micturition Reflex and Urination
748
FLUID ELECTROLYTE AND ACIDBASE
752
Basic Concepts in the Regulation of Fluids
754
Potassium Balance
760
Maintenance of AcidBase Balance
768
Metabolic Alkalosis
774
Continuity of Life
778
The Testes
780
The Accessory Glands
787
The Uterine Tubes
797
The Mammary Glands
803
REVIEW QUESTIONS
815
DEVELOPMENT
816
Patterns of Inheritance
838
REVIEW QUESTIONS
844
Chapter 19
Q-19
Weights and Measures
Q-21
ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
G-26
193
1-1
Arteriosclerosis
1-3
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