Anatomy and Physiology Essentials

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Research & Education Assoc., May 7, 2012 - Medical - 128 pages
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REA{u2019}s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Anatomy and Physiology includes an introduction to the human body, the chemistry of life, cells, the skin, the skeletal system, the skeletal muscles, the nervous system, the sense organs, the endocrine system, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, and human development.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCING THE HUMAN BODY
1
CHEMISTRY OF LIFE
7
CELLS
15
TISSUES
22
THE SKIN
27
THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
32
THE SKELETAL MUSCLES
39
THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
49
THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
67
THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
74
THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
88
THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
96
THE URINARY SYSTEM
104
THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
112
DEVELOPMENT
119
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THE SENSE ORGANS
59

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