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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and an introduction to the human disease process. New to this edition is a beautifully revised design and art program with new illustrations that include anatomical line drawings and clinical photos and photomicrographs. New content includes "Word Derivations" sections that promote recognition of scientific terms, "Health Professions" boxes that provide information on the various health careers, and new types of end-of chapter questions.

A back-of-book CD-ROM for students with an image atlas and audio pronunciation glossary is included. Online courses for use with WebCT and Blackboard are available.

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Table of Contents

    Unit I - The Body as a Whole

  1. Organization of the Human Body
  2. Chemistry, Matter, and Life
  3. Cells and Their Functions
  4. Tissues, Glands, and Membranes

    Unit II - Disease and the First Line of Defense

  5. Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms
  6. The Skin in Health and Disease

    Unit III - Movement and Support

  7. The Skeleton: Bones and Joints
  8. The Muscular System

    Unit IV - Coordination and Control

  9. The Nervous System: the Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
  10. The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
  11. The Sensory System
  12. The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones

    Unit V - Circulation and Body Defense

  13. The Blood
  14. The Heart and Heart Disease
  15. Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation
  16. The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue
  17. Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines

    Unit VI - Energy: Supply and Use

  18. Respiration
  19. Digestion
  20. Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature
  21. Body Fluids
  22. The Urinary System

    Unit VII - Perpetuation of Life

  23. The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  24. Development and Birth
  25. Heredity and Hereditary Diseases

Glossary

Glossary of Word Parts

Appx 1 - Metric measurements

Appx 2 - Celsius-Fahrenheit temperature conversion scale

Appx 3 - Periodic table of the elements

Appx 4 - Laboratory tests

Table 1, Routine urinalysis

Table 2, Complete blood count

Table 3, Blood chemistry tests

Appx 5 - Typical disease conditions and causative organisms

Table 1, Bacterial diseases

Table 2, Fungal diseases

Table 3, Viral diseases

Table 4, Protozoal diseases

Appx 6 - Answers to "Chapter Checkpoint" and "Zooming In" questions

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781742320
Other:
Taylor, Jason James
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Other:
Taylor, Jason James
Author:
Cohen, Barbara Janson
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Human Anatomy
Subject:
SCI086000
Subject:
Anatomy
Subject:
Pharmacology
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
10
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Memmler's the Human Body in Health & Disease (Paper)
Publication Date:
20050217
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
577
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 3.02 lb

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