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Structure and Function of the Human Body is written to provide a very basic understanding of anatomy and physiology for non-science readers and provides them with a proven pedagogical format to master terminology and understand concepts. MartiniÕs easy-to-read writing style uses examples and anecdotes to help readers appreciate the relationship between structure and function. The hallmark illustration program, created by award-winning illustrator William Ober, M.D., helps readers visualize concepts and relationships. An introduction to the structure, function and chemistry of the human body is presented. For college instructors, students and readers who want to learn about the essentials of anatomy, physiology and human biology.

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Structure and Function of the Human Body is written to provide a very basic understanding of anatomy and physiology for non-science readers and provides them with a proven pedagogical format to master terminology and understand concepts. Martini's easy-to-read writing style uses examples and anecdotes to help readers appreciate the relationship between structure and function. The hallmark illustration program, created by award-winning illustrator William Ober, M.D., helps readers visualize concepts and relationships.

Table of Contents

 1. An Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Human Body.

 2. Chemistry and the Human Body.

 3. The Structure and Function of Cells.

 4. Tissues and Body Membranes.

 5. Organ Systems: An Overview.

 6. The Integumentary System.

 7. The Skeletal System.

 8. The Muscular System.

 9. The Nervous System 1: Neurons and the Spinal Cord.

10. The Nervous System 2: The Brain and Cranial Nerves.

11. The Senses.

12. The Endocrine System.

13. The Blood.

14. The Heart and Circulation.

15. The Lymphatic System and Immunity.

16. The Respiratory System.

17. The Digestive System.

18. Nutrition and Metabolism.

19. The Urinary System and Body Fluids.

20. The Reproductive System.

21. Development and Inheritance.

Appendix I: Weights and Measures.

Appendix II: Foreign Word Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms.

Glossary/Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130201133
Author:
Martini, Frederic H.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Bartholomew, Edwin F.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Physiology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.6 x 8.5 x 1 in 948 gr

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» Education » General
» Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Anatomy and Physiology
» Science and Mathematics » Biology » General

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"Synopsis" by , Structure and Function of the Human Body is written to provide a very basic understanding of anatomy and physiology for non-science readers and provides them with a proven pedagogical format to master terminology and understand concepts. Martini's easy-to-read writing style uses examples and anecdotes to help readers appreciate the relationship between structure and function. The hallmark illustration program, created by award-winning illustrator William Ober, M.D., helps readers visualize concepts and relationships.
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