Human Physiology and Mechanisms of Disease
A completely revised and updated edition of this popular classic. The 6th Edition retains its coverage of the basic physiology of the most common human disorders, and contains numerous examples that clarify physiology's importance to clinical medicine. Also features material on molecular and cellular physiology, endocrinology, the nervous system, metabolism, along with updated coverage of the kidneys and body fluids. Includes over 500 superb figures and tables, many new to this edition!
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The Cell and General Physiology
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