Human Anatomy

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Human anatomy - 866 pages
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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to human anatomy for undergraduate and pre-professional students majoring in biology or fulfilling prerequisites for nursing, allied health, or pre-med programs. Since its first edition Human Anatomy as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help students understand anatomical structures. Past editions of Human Anatomy have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly-integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy courses. *Enhanced illustration and photo program - Renowned medical illustrators, Bill Ober, M.D. and Claire Garrison, R.N., and internationally known biomedical photographer Ralph Hutchings have executed an outstanding visual orientation to human anatomy. *Students have the best visual support of any text in the market-with large, clear illustrations that relate isolated anatomical elements to the wh

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User Review  - Douglas Oswald - Goodreads

A great Anatomy text for a college level student. Detailed enough to interest, but not so much as to be distracting. Read full review

Review: Human Anatomy

User Review  - Goodreads

A great Anatomy text for a college level student. Detailed enough to interest, but not so much as to be distracting. Read full review

Contents

The Language of Anatomy
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The Tissue Level
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About the author (2000)

Dr. Frederic (Ric) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy. His publications include journal articles, technical reports, magazine articles, and a book for naturalists about the biology and geology of tropical islands. He is the co-author of six other undergraduate texts on anatomy or anatomy & physiology. He is currently on the faculty of the University of Hawaii and remains affiliated with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, the American Physiological Society, and the American Association of Anatomists. He is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Society for College Science Teachers, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Western Society of Naturalists, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.

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