Textbook of Medical Physiology
This textbook offers current authoritative coverage that is easy to read and understand. It provides coverage of molecular and cellular physiology, long-term arterial pressure regulation and hypertension, the neurophysiology of vision, the body's resistance to infection, and physiology from a quantitative perspective. The new edition integrates the latest information throughout the text, and helps students relate physiology to other aspects of medicine and analyze problems.
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The Cell and Its Function
Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis Cell Function
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