cover image - Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,20th Edition
ISBN: 9780323171915
Page Count: 1240
Imprint: Mosby
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Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,20th Edition

by Kevin T. Patton, PhD and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,20th Edition
ISBN: 9780323171915
Page Count: 1240
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $93.95
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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

    1. Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York; Professor Emeritus of Life Sciences, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, Missouri; Assistant Professor Emeritus of Physiology, Course Director Emeritus in Human Physiology, St. Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri, USA and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
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