Update: Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual

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Cengage Learning, Jan 22, 2012 - Science - 688 pages
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Known for its clear descriptions and art program, this lab manual examines every structure and function of the human body. It features dissection of the white rat, numerous physiological experiments, and an emphasis on the study of anatomy through histology. In addition to a large variety of illustrations, helpful learning support includes lists of appropriate terms accompanying art, numerous photomicrographs and specimen photos, phonetic pronunciations and derivations of terms, diagrams of lab equipment, and lab report questions and report templates. An instructor's guide is available and provides detailed information for instructors about needed materials, suggestions, and answers to questions.
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Contents

Microscopy
1
Introduction to the Human Body
9
Cells
31
Tissues
51
Integumentary System
71
Bone Tissue
83
Bones
95
Joints
127
Blood Vessels
403
Cardiovascular Physiology
457
Lymphatic and Immune System
481
Respiratory System
491
Digestive System
521
Urinary System
549
pH and AcidBase Balance
575
Reproductive Systems
587

Muscular Tissue
143
Muscular System
165
Surface Anatomy
225
Nervous Tissue
249
Nervous System
259
Sensory Receptors and Sensory and Motor Pathways
303
Endocrine System
345
Blood
359
Heart
387
Development
611
Genetics
627
Some Important Units of Measurement
643
Periodic Table of the Elements
644
Eponyms Used in This Laboratory Manual
645
Credits
647
Index
649
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Robert Amitrano, the Biological Coordinator at Bergen Community College, teaches human anatomy and physiology, human biology, comparative anatomy and embryology. He is a colleague of Gerard Tortora's, and has worked on prior editions of that market leading Human Anatomy and Physiology text and continues to update and enhance the Lab Manual that supports Tortora?s text. Robert Amitrano has also twice received awards from Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

Gerard J. Tortora teaches at Bergen Community College. He is the well-known author of the best-selling and highly praised PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY, Tenth Edition published by John Wiley & Sons.

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