Physiology: A Study Guide

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Appleton & Lange, Jan 1, 1987 - Human physiology - 208 pages

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Contents

The General Cellular Basis of Medical Physiology
1
Nerve
7
Muscle
12
Synaptic Junctional Transmission
17
Initiation of Impulses in Sense Organs
22
Reflexes
26
Cutaneous Deep Visceral Sensation
31
Vision
36
The Pituitary Gland
108
Development Function of the Reproductive System
112
Other Endocrine Organs
119
Digestion Absorption
123
Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function
127
Circulating Body Fluids
134
Origin of the Heartbeat the Electrical Activity of the Heart
138
The Heart as a Pump
142

Hearing Equilibrium
41
Smell Taste
45
Arousal Mechanisms Sleep the Electrical Activity of the Brain
48
Control of Posture Movement
53
The Autonomic Nervous System
58
Central Regulation of Visceral Function
62
Neural Basis of Instinctual Behavior Emotions
68
Conditioned Reflexes Learning Related Phenomena
73
Energy Balance Metabolism Nutrition
79
The Thyroid Gland
84
Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas the Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
90
The Adrenal Medulla Adrenal Cortex
97
Hormonal Control of Calcium Metabolism the Physiology of Bone
103
Dynamics of Blood Lymph Flow
146
Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
151
Circulation Through Special Regions
156
Cardiovascular Homeostasis in Health Disease
161
Pulmonary Function
166
Gas Transport Between the Lungs the Tissues
171
Regulation of Respiration
175
Respiratory Adjustments in Health Disease
179
Renal Function Micturition
184
Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition Volume
192
Answers to MultipleChoice Questions
199
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