The handy anatomy answer book : includes physiology / Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
Book | 2016 | Second edition.
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Edition
Second edition.
Description
xi, 370 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-343) and index.
Contents
Introduction
1. History of Anatomy
Defining Anatomy -- Studies in Anatomy -- Comparing Other Organisms
2. Anatomy and Biology Basics
Human Anatomical Terminology -- Chemistry in Biology and Anatomy -- Biological Compounds and the Human Body -- Comparing Other Organisms
3. Levels of Organization
Defining Levels of Organization in Anatomy -- Cells -- Tissues -- Organs and Organ Systems -- Homeostasis -- Comparing Other Organisms
4. Sensory System
Smell -- Taste -- Hearing -- Vision -- Comparing Other Organisms
5. Integumentary System
Introduction -- Skin Structure -- Skin Function -- Nails -- Hair -- Accessory Glands -- Comparing Other Organisms
6. Skeletal System
Introduction -- Bone Basics -- Axial Skeleton -- Appendicular Skeleton -- Joints -- Comparing -- Other Organisms
7. Muscular System
Introduction -- Organization of Muscles -- Muscle Structure -- Muscle Function -- Comparing Other Organisms
8. Nervous System
Introduction -- Neuron Function -- Central Nervous System -- The Brain -- Spinal Cord -- Peripheral Nervous System: Somatic -- Nervous System -- Peripheral Nervous System: Autonomic Nervous System -- Learning and Memory -- Sleep and Dreams -- Comparing Other Organisms
9. Endocrine System
Introduction -- Hormones -- Pituitary Gland -- Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands -- Adrenal Glands -- Pancreas -- Pineal Gland -- Reproductive Organs -- Other Sources of Hormones -- Comparing Other Organisms
10. Cardiovascular System
Introduction -- Blood -- The Heart -- Blood Vessels -- Circulation -- Comparing Other Organisms
11. Lymphatic System
Introduction -- Lymphatic Vessels and Organs -- Nonspecific Defenses -- Specific Defenses -- Allergies -- Comparing Other Organisms
12. Respiratory System
Introduction -- Structure and Function -- Respiration and Breathing -- Sound Production -- Comparing Other Organisms
13. Digestive System
Introduction -- Upper Gastrointestinal Tract -- Lower Gastrointestinal Tract -- Accessory Glands -- Metabolism and Nutrition -- Comparing Other Organisms
14. Urinary System
Introduction -- Kidneys -- Accessory Organs -- Urine and Its Formation -- Comparing Other Organisms
15. Reproductive System
Introduction -- Male Reproductive System -- Female Reproductive System -- Conception -- Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- Comparing Other Organisms
16. Human Growth and Development
Introduction -- Prenatal Development - Embryonic Period -- Prenatal Development - Fetal Stage -- Birth and Lactation -- Postnatal Development -- Comparing Other Organisms
17. Helping Human Anatomy
Anatomy and Imaging Techniques -- Diagnostic Techniques for Various Systems -- Operations, Procedures, and Transplants -- Comparing Other Organisms
Summary
We all have one. The human body. But do we really know all of its parts and how they work? 'The Handy Anatomy Answer Book' is the key to unlocking this door to a wondrous world. Covering all the major body systems—integumentary (skin, hair, etc.), skeletal, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive, and, for good measure, adds chapters on growth and development and how science can help and augment the body—it follows the fascinating maze of organ systems and shows how much the body does routinely just to let you move, breathe, eat, and fight off disease. This handy reference helps make the language of anatomy—as well as physiology and pathology—more understandable and less intimidating. Fascinating trivia, plus serious facts, combine to answer over 1,200 questions about the human body, including What is Gray’s Anatomy? What does it mean to have 20/20 vision? Why is blood sticky? How does exercise affect the heart? What is “gluten intolerance”? Is urine always yellow in color? What are the seven warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease? What is a reflex? How much sleep does an individual need? Can humans use organs from other animals for transplants?
14.00 SCN (99-SCN-9) MED ASST (31-509-1)
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Svarney, Thomas E., author.
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