Essentials of anatomy and physiology / Valerie C. Scanlon, Tina Sanders
Book | F.A. Davis Company | 2019 | Eighth edition.
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Edition
Eighth edition.
Description
608 p. : illus.; 28cm.
Note
Includes index.
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 Cells
Chapter 4: Tissues and Membranes
Epithelial Tissue -- Connective Tissue -- Muscle Tissue -- Nerve Tissue -- Membranes -- Aging and Tissues
Chapter 5: The Integumentary Systems
The Skin -- Subcutaneous Tissue -- Aging and the Integumentary 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 -- Joints - Articulations -- Aging and the Skeletal System
Chapter 7: The Muscular System
Muscle Structure -- Muscle Tone -- Muscle Sense -- Energy Sources for Muscle Contraction -- Muscle Fiber - Microscopic Structure -- Contraction - The Sliding Filament Mechanism -- Responses to Exercise - Long-Term Benefits and Maintaining Homeostasis -- Aging and the Muscular System -- Major Muscles of the Body
Chapter 8: The Nervous System
Nervous System Divisions -- Nerve Tissue -- The Nerve Impulse -- Types of Neurons -- Nerves and Nerve Tracts -- 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
Cardiac Muscle Tissue -- Location and Pericardial Membranes -- Chambers - 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
Arteries -- Veins -- Capillaries -- Pathways of Circulation -- Velocity of Blood Flow -- Blood Pressure -- Regulation of Blood Pressure -- Aging and the Vascular System
Chapter 14: The Lymphatic System and Immunity
Lymph -- Lymph Vessels -- Lymphatic Tissue -- Immunity -- Aging and the Lymphatic System
Chapter 15: The Respiratory System
Divisions of the Respiratory System -- Mechanism of Breathing -- Pulmonary Volumes -- Exchange of Gases -- Transport of Gases in the Blood -- Regulation of Respiration -- Respiration and the Acid-Base Balance -- Aging and the Respiratory System
Chapter 16: The Digestive System
Division of the Digestive System -- Types of Digestion -- Oral Cavity -- Pharynx -- Esophagus -- Structural Layers of the Alimentary Tube -- Stomach -- Small Intestine -- Liver -- Gallbladder -- Pancreas -- Completion of Digestion and Absorption -- Large Intestine -- Other Functions of the Liver -- Aging and the Digestive System
Chapter 17: Body Temperature and Metabolism
Body Temperature -- Metabolism -- Aging and Metabolism
Chapter 18: The Urinary System
Kidneys -- Formation of Urine -- The Kidneys and Acid-Base Balance -- Other Functions of the Kidneys -- Elimination of Urine -- Characteristics of Urine -- Aging and the Urinary System
Chapter 19: Fluid-Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
Water Compartments -- Water Intake and Output -- Electrolytes -- Acid-Base Balance -- Aging and Fluid and pH Regulation
Chapter 20: The Reproductive Systems
Meiosis -- Male Reproduction System -- Female Reproductive System -- Aging and the Reproductive Systems
Chapter 21: Human Development and Genetics
Human Development -- Genetics
Chapter 22: An Introduction to Microbiology and Human Disease
Classification of Microorganisms -- Normal Flora - Microbiota -- Infectious Disease -- Epidemiology -- Methods of Control of Microbes -- The Pathogens
Appendixes:
A. Units of Measure
B. Abbreviations
C. Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests
D. Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests
E. Eponymous Terms
F. Prefixes, Combining Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology
G. Answers to Illustration Questions
H. Answers to Takeways Questions
Summary
66.00 H/O GEN (99-HOG-9)
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Sanders, Tina, 1943- author.
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