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Introduction to the Human Body, EMEA Edition

Tortora, Gerard J. / Grabowski, Sandra R.

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11. Auflage November 2019
648 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-58546-6
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A comprehensive approach to learning anatomy and physiology

This updated edition offers a balanced introduction to the complexities of the human body. Class-tested pedagogy and figures are seamlessly woven into the narrative to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of the material. Outstanding visual elements provide students with greater clarity and a more engaging learning experience of the structure, functions and organ systems of the body.

Preface v

1 Organization of the Human Body 1

2 Introductory Chemistry 21

3 Cells 40

4 Tissues 67

5 The Integumentary System 93

6 The Skeletal System 111

7 Joints 156

8 The Muscular System 173

9 Nervous Tissue 222

10 Central Nervous System, Spinal Nerves, and Cranial Nerves 238

11 Autonomic Nervous System 265

12 Somatic Senses and Special Senses 276

13 The Endocrine System 305

14 The Cardiovascular System: Blood 333

15 The Cardiovascular System: Heart 350

16 The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation 369

17 The Lymphatic System and Immunity 405

18 The Respiratory System 429

19 The Digestive System 455

20 Metabolism and Nutrition 487

21 The Urinary System 503

22 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 523

23 The Reproductive Systems 535

24 Development and Inheritance 565

Glossary G-1

Index I-1