xiv, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Previous edition: 2016.
Part 1: Locating Physiology on the Web of Knowledge
Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology: The Big Picture
Chapter 2: What Your Body Does All Day
Chapter 3: A Bit about Cell Biology
Part 2: Sizing Up the Structural Layers
Chapter 4: Getting the Skinny on Skin, Hair, and Nails
Chapter 5: Scrutinizing the Skeletal System
Chapter 6: Muscles: Setting You in Motion
Part 3: Talking to Yourself
Chapter 7: The Nervous System: Your Body's Circuit Board
Chapter 8: The Endocrine System: Releasing Chemical Messages
Part 4: Exploring the Inner Workings of the Body
Chapter 9: The Cardiovascular System: Getting Your Blood Pumping
Chapter 10: The Respiratory System: Breathing Life into Your Body
Chapter 11: The Digestive System: Beginning the Breakdown
Chapter 12: The Urinary System: Cleaning Up the Act
Chapter 13: The Lymphatic System: Living in a Microbe Jungle
Part 5: Life's Rich Pageant: Reproduction and Development
Chapter 14: The Reproductive System
Chapter 15: Change and Development over the Life Span
Part 6: The Part of Tens
Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Chemistry Concepts Related to Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 17: Ten Phabulous Physiology Phacts
CSome people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery―which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. 'Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies' combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
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Norris, Maggie (Writer), author.
Anatomy and physiology
Anatomy & physiology for dummies
Anatomy and physiology for dummies