Human Anatomy

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Human anatomy - 866 pages
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The third edition of 'Human Anatomy' is the most comprehensive, visually oriented introductory anatomy text available today. The atlas-size format allows for larger, carefully crafted line drawings and paintings that help students visualize the components of the human body. Where possible, the authors have also included dissection photos and photomicrographs that further enhance the visual learning process. More than a collection of colorful visuals, 'Human Anatomy' offers a lively, to-the-point writing style and student-friendly pedagogical aids that transform this text into a trusted companion. For a complete tour of this unique book, turn to page xxiii of the Preface and you will quickly see why it has been recognized for excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association (first edition) and the Association of Medical Illustrators (second edition).

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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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