Introduction to the Human Body, 10th Edition

ISBN: 9781118583180

This new edition of Introduction to the Human Body offers a balanced introduction to the human body, especially developed to meet the needs of the one-semester A&P course. It provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Class-tested pedagogy is woven into the narrative and illustrations to ensure that you gain a solid understanding of the material.

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  • Content has been updated throughout, with new or heavily revised sections on buffers and disease, cryolipolysis, epiphyseal plate, and control of breathing.
  • New or revised art and photos have been added to most chapters.
  • Clinical Connections are new or updated throughout the text.
  • Heart illustrations in chapter 15 are all new.
  • Anatomical terminology has been updated throughout the text.
Gerard Tortora
Bergen Community College

Bryan Derrickson
Valencia Community College

1. Oragnisation of the Human Body
2. Introductory Chemistry
3. Cells
4. Tissues
5. The Integumentary System
6. The Skeletal System
7. Joints
8. The Muscular System
9. Nervous Tissue
10. Central Nervous system, Spinal Nerves and Cranial Nerves
11. Automatic Nervous System
12. Somatic Senses and Special Senses
13. The Endocrine System
14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood
15. The Cardiovascular System: Heart
16. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation
17. The Lymphatic System and Immunity
18. The Respiratory System
19. The Digestive System
20. Nutrition and Metabolism
21. The Urinary System
22. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
23. The Reproductive Systems
24. Development and Inheritance
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E-Text: 9781118884133
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