Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
-- Simple, straightforward presentation (by body system) of subject matter-- Beautifully rendered illustrations, most in full color, that work with the text to promote understanding of the subject matter-- Coverage of pathophysiologic and clinical topics in sidebar-feature style-- Expanded art program, with color photos and clearly drawn and labeled illustrations, nearly all in full color, created expressly for this text-- New section on age-related changes to each body system added to the end of chapters-- Each chapter includes an outline, student objectives, and terminology list with phonetic pronunciations-- New terms are in boldface, with full definition and pronunciation in the extensive glossary-- Chapters contain review outlines that are followed by study questions
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Organization and General Plan of the Body
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abdominal alveoli amino acids antibodies antigens arteries atom blood pressure blood vessels body fluids bond brain calcium called capillaries carbon dioxide cardiac cartilage cause cavity cell membrane cell respiration Chapter 16 chemical chromosomes clotting connective tissue contains contraction cranial decreases dermis Describe digestive disease duct energy enzymes epithelium exhalation fats fetal filtrate follicle functions gene genetic glucose heart heat hemoglobin hormones hypothalamus immunity impulses increases ions kidneys layer liver lobes lungs lymph medulla metabolic mitosis molecules muscle fibers nerve nervous system neurons normal nucleus organs oxygen pathogens pituitary gland plasma posterior prevent produce protein pulmonary RBCs reabsorption receptors red blood cells reflex regulates renal respiratory secretion sensory skeletal muscles skin small intestine smooth muscle sperm spinal cord stimulates stomach structure surface synthesis Table temperature thyroxine tion tissue fluid tract tubule urinary urine uterus valve veins ventricle vitamin