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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.

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An introductory textbook to human anatomy and physiology. Including color illustrations, the text covers the major systems of the human body. Also included is a chapter on development and inheritance. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

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:
9780136253778
Author:
Martini, Frederic H.
Author:
Bartholomew, Edwin F.
Author:
Martini, Frederic H.
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. :
Subject:
Anatomy
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Human Anatomy
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Anatomy and Physiology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
December 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
406
Dimensions:
10.80x8.43x.60 in. 1.93 lbs.

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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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