This text is written for the two semester anatomy & physiology course. The writing is comprehensive, providing the depth necessary for those courses not requiring prerequisites, and yet, is presented with such clarity that it nicely balances the thorough coverage. Clear descriptions and exceptional illustrations combine to help students develop a firm understanding of the concepts of anatomy and physiology and to teach them how to use that information. Great care has been taken to select important concepts and to perfectly describe the anatomy of cells, organs, and organ systems. The plan that has been followed for ten editions of this popular text is to combine clear and accurate descriptions of anatomy with precise explanations of how structures function and examples of how they work together to maintain life. To emphasize the concepts of anatomy and physiology, the authors provide explanations of how the systems respond to aging, changes in physical activity, and disease, with a special focus on homeostasis and the regulatory mechanisms that maintain it. This text has more clinical content than any other A & P book on the market.
Part 1 - Organization of the Human Body1. The Human Organism 2. The Chemical Basis of Life 3. Cell Biology 4. Tissues
PART 2 - Support and Movement5. Integumentary System 6. Skeletal System: Bones and Bone Tissue 7. Skeletal System: Gross Anatomy 8. Joints and Movement 9. Muscular System: Histology and Physiology 10. Muscular System: Gross Anatomy
PART 3 - Integration and Control Systems11. Functional Organization of Nervous Tissue 12. Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 13. Brain and Cranial Nerves 14. Integration of Nervous System Functions 15. The Special Senses 16. Autonomic Nervous System 17. Functional Organization of the Endocrine System 18. Endocrine Glands
PART 4 - Regulation and Maintenance19. Cardiovascular System: Blood 20. Cardiovascular System: The Heart 21. Cardiovascular System: Blood Vesselsand Circulation 22. Lymphatic System and Immunity 23. Respiratory System 24. Digestive System 25. Nutrition, Metabolism, and TemperatureRegulation 26. Urinary System 27. Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
PART 5 - Reproduction and Development28. Reproductive System 29. Development, Growth, Aging, and Genetics