Essentials of anatomy and physiology / Valerie C. Scanlon, Tina Sanders.

Author
Other titles
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Anatomy and physiology.
Edition
  • 5th ed.
Published
  • Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co. c2006
Physical description
1 online resource (622 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-281-37617-5
  • 9786611376178
  • 0-8036-2009-8
  • 1-4294-5635-3
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
Contents
  • ""Cover ""; ""Inside front cover ""; ""Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, Fifth edition""; ""Copyright © 2007 by F. A. Davis Company""; ""Preface""; ""To the Instructor""; ""To the Student""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""CHAPTER 1: Organization and General Plan of the Body ""; ""LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION""; ""METABOLISM AND HOMEOSTASIS""; ""TERMINOLOGY AND GENERAL PLAN OF THE BODY ""; ""CHAPTER 2: Some Basic Chemistry ""; ""ELEMENTS""; ""ATOMS""; ""CHEMICAL BONDS""; ""CHEMICAL REACTIONS""; ""INORGANIC COMPOUNDS OF IMPORTANCE ""; ""ORGANIC COMPOUNDS OF IMPORTANCE ""
  • ""CHAPTER 3: Cells """"CELL STRUCTURE""; ""CELLULAR TRANSPORT MECHANISMS ""; ""THE GENETIC CODE AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS ""; ""CELL DIVISION""; ""AGING AND CELLS""; ""CHAPTER 4: Tissues and Membranes ""; ""EPITHELIAL TISSUE""; ""CONNECTIVE TISSUE""; ""MUSCLE TISSUE""; ""NERVE TISSUE""; ""MEMBRANES""; ""AGING AND TISSUES""; ""CHAPTER 5: The Integumentary System ""; ""THE SKIN""; ""SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE""; ""AGING AND THEINTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM""; ""CHAPTER 6: The Skeletal System ""; ""FUNCTIONS OF THE SKELETON""; ""TYPES OF BONE TISSUE""; ""CLASSIFICATION OF BONES""; ""EMBRYONIC GROWTH OF BONE""
  • ""FACTORS THAT AFFECT BONE GROWTH AND MAINTENANCE """"THE SKELETON""; ""JOINTSâ€?ARTICULATIONS""; ""AGING AND THE SKELETAL SYSTEM""; ""CHAPTER 7: The Muscular System ""; ""MUSCLE STRUCTURE""; ""MUSCLE TONE""; ""MUSCLE SENSE""; ""ENERGY SOURCES FOR MUSCLE CONTRACTION ""; ""MUSCLE FIBERâ€?MICROSCOPIC STRUCTURE""; ""CONTRACTIONâ€?THE SLIDING FILAMENT MECHANISM ""; ""RESPONSES TO EXERCISEâ€?MAINTAINING HOMEOSTASIS""; ""AGING AND THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM ""; ""MAJOR MUSCLES OF THE BODY""; ""CHAPTER 8: The Nervous System ""; ""NERVOUS SYSTEM DIVISIONS""; ""NERVE TISSUE""; ""TYPES OF NEURONS""
  • ""NERVES AND NERVE TRACTS""""THE NERVE IMPULSE""; ""THE SPINAL CORD""; ""THE BRAIN""; ""MENINGES AND CEREBROSPINAL FLUID ""; ""CRANIAL NERVES""; ""THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM""; ""AGING AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM""; ""CHAPTER 9: The Senses ""; ""SENSORY PATHWAY""; ""CHARACTERISTICS OF SENSATIONS""; ""CUTANEOUS SENSES""; ""MUSCLE SENSE""; ""SENSE OF TASTE""; ""SENSE OF SMELL""; ""HUNGER AND THIRST""; ""THE EYE""; ""THE EAR""; ""ARTERIAL RECEPTORS""; ""AGING AND THE SENSES""; ""CHAPTER 10: The Endocrine System ""; ""CHEMISTRY OF HORMONES""; ""REGULATION OF HORMONE SECRETION ""
  • ""THE PITUITARY GLAND""""THYROID GLAND""; ""PARATHYROID GLANDS""; ""PANCREAS""; ""ADRENAL GLANDS""; ""OVARIES""; ""TESTES""; ""OTHER HORMONES""; ""MECHANISMS OF HORMONE ACTION ""; ""AGING AND THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM ""; ""CHAPTER 11: Blood""; ""CHARACTERISTICS OF BLOOD""; ""PLASMA""; ""BLOOD CELLS""; ""CHAPTER 12: The Heart ""; ""LOCATION AND PERICARDIAL MEMBRANES""; ""CHAMBERSâ€?VESSELS AND VALVES""; ""CORONARY VESSELS""; ""CARDIAC CYCLE AND HEART SOUNDS""; ""CARDIAC CONDUCTION PATHWAY""; ""HEART RATE""; ""CARDIAC OUTPUT""; ""REGULATION OF HEART RATE""; ""AGING AND THE HEART""
  • ""CHAPTER 13: The Vascular System ""
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  • Electronic books.
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Language
  • English

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  • Describes and illustrates the important aspects of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.

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