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ISBN13: 9780805372809
ISBN10: 0805372806
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KEY BENEFIT: Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Seventh Edition featuresenhancements to its award-winning art program and time-saving pedagogy. The coordination between narrative discussions and corresponding art has been tightened to improve clarity. The clear, concise explanations lead readers through complex processes, helping them keep sight of the big picture without getting lost in the details. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, The Chemical Level of Organization, The Cellular Level of Organization, The Tissue Level of Organization, The Integumentary System, Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure, The Axial Skeleton, The Appendicular Skeleton, Articulations, Muscle Tissue, The Muscular System, Neural Tissue, The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves, The Brain and Cranial Nerves, Neural Integration I: Sensory Pathways and the Somatic Nervous System, Neural Integration II: The Autonomic Nervous System and Higher Order Functions, The Special Senses, The Endocrine System, Blood, The Heart, Blood Vessels and Circulation, The Lymphatic System and Immunity, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Metabolism and Energetics, The Urinary System, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance, The Reproductive System, Development and Inheritance. For all readers interested in learning the big picture of anatomy & physiology.

About the Author

Dr. Frederic (Ric) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy. His publications include journal articles, technical reports, magazine articles, and a book for naturalists about the biology and geology of tropical islands. He is the co-author of six other undergraduate texts on anatomy or anatomy & physiology. He is currently on the faculty of the University of Hawaii and remains affiliated with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, the American Physiological Society, and the American Association of Anatomists. He is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Society for College Science Teachers, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Western Society of Naturalists, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2. The Chemical Level of Organization

3. The Cellular Level of Organization

4. The Tissue Level of Organization

5. The Integumentary System

6. Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure

7. The Axial Skeleton

8. The Appendicular Skeleton

9. Articulations

10. Muscle Tissue

11. The Muscular System

12. Neural Tissue

13. The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves

14. The Brain and Cranial Nerves

15. Neural Integration I: Sensory Pathways and the Somatic Nervous System

16. Neural Integration II: The Autonomic Nervous System and Higher Order Functions

17. The Special Senses

18. The Endocrine System

19. Blood

20. The Heart

21. Blood Vessels and Circulation

22. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

23. The Respiratory System

24. The Digestive System

25. Metabolism and Energetics

26. The Urinary System

27. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

28. The Reproductive System

29. Development and Inheritance

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Martini covers information clearly and thoroughly.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780805372809
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology
Author:
Martini, Frederic H.
Subject:
Physiology
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
MyAandP Series
Publication Date:
20060215
Binding:
quantity of a single item, or quantities of two or more separate items, packaged
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Dimensions:
11.1 x 9.3 x 2.7 in 4173 gr

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