Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology, 20th Edition

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Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology, 20th Edition


There’s no other A&P text that equals Anatomy & Physiology for its student-friendly writing, visually engaging content, and wide range of learning support. Focusing on the unifying themes of structure and function in homeostasis, this dynamic text helps you easily master difficult material with consistent, thorough, and non-intimidating explanations. You can also connect with the textbook through a number of electronic resources, including the engaging A&P Online course, an electronic coloring book, online tutoring, and more!

    • Creative, dynamic design with over 1400 full-color photographs and drawings, plus a comprehensive color key, illustrates the most current scientific knowledge and makes the information more accessible.

    • UNIQUE! Consistent, unifying themes in each chapter such as the Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections tie your learning together and make anatomical concepts relevant.

    • UNIQUE! Body system chapters have been broken down into separate chapters to help you learn material in smaller pieces.

    • UNIQUE! A&P Connect guides you to the Evolve site where you can learn more about related topics such as disease states, health professions, and more.

    • Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine contains medical terminology, scientific terms, pronunciations, definitions, and word part breakdowns for key concepts.
    • Brief Atlas of the Human of the Human Body contains more than 100 full-color supplemental photographs of the human body, including surface and internal anatomy.
      • Smaller, separate chapters for Cell Reproduction, Autonomic Nervous System, Endocrine Regulation, and Endocrine Glands.

      • Expansion of A&P Connect includes Protective Strategies of the Respiratory Tract, "Meth Mouth," Chromosome Territories, Using Gene Therapy, and Amazing Amino Acids.
      • Art and content updates include new dynamic art and the most current information available.

      UNIT ONE: The Body as a Whole Introduction: Seeing the Big Picture

            1.  Organization of the Body

            2.  The Chemical Basis of Life

            3.  Anatomy of Cells

            4.  Physiology of Cells

            5.  Cell Reproduction

            6.  Tissues UNIT TWO: Support and Movement

            7.  Skin and its Appendages

            8.  Skeletal Tissues

            9.  Skeletal System

           10.  Articulations

           11.  Anatomy of the Muscular System

           12.  Physiology of the Muscular System UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration

           13.  Nervous System Cells

           14.  Central Nervous System

           15.  Peripheral Nervous System

           16.  Autonomic Nervous System

           17.  Sense Organs

           18.  Endocrine Regulation

           19.  Endocrine Glands

        UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense

           20.  Blood

           21.  Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

           22.  Physiology of the Cardiovascular System 

           23.  Lymphatic System

           24.  Immune System

           25.  Stress

        UNIT FIVE: Transportation and Defense

           26.  Anatomy of the Respiratory System

           27.  Physiology of the Respiratory System

           28.  Anatomy of the Digestive System

           29.  Physiology of the Respiratory System

           30.  Nutrition and Metabolism

           31.  The Urinary System

           32.  Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

           33.  Acid-Base Balance

        UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development

           34.  Male Reproductive System

           35.  Female Reproductive System

           36.  Growth and Development

           37.  Genetics and Heredity Glossary Photo/Illustration Credits Index

        Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI


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