Principles of Anatomy & Physiology, 2nd Asia-Pacific Edition

ISBN: 9780730363538, 9780730354987

The second Asia-Pacific edition of Tortora’s Principles of Anatomy & Physiology, 2nd Asia-Pacific Edition combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. This text provides you with an accurate, clearly written and expertly illustrated presentation of the structure of the human body. It also offers insights into the connections between structure and function and explores the practical and relevant applications of anatomical knowledge to everyday life and career development.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every introductory student to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features that are designed to help you get the most out of what you’re learning.

This edition includes enhanced and updated coverage and is complemented by features like animations and interactivities that are embedded at the point of learning to bring the theoretical to life, Concept Check questions that are placed at the end of every chapter to provide instant feedback and help find where your strengths and weaknesses lie in comprehension, and the opportunity to work between the online (interactive e-text) and offline (print) to cater to how you study best, with the ability to search, highlight and annotate within the text.


  • A selection of hand-picked questions, animations and worked solutions to help you at the point-of-learning
  • Engagement with Anatomy and Physiology concepts with local clinical cases and spotlights, concept check questions, and immediate feedback
Gerard J. Tortora
Bryan Derrickson
Brendan Burkett
Gregory Peoples
Danielle Dye
Julie Cooke
Tara Diversi
Mark McKean
Latika Samalia
Rebecca Mellifont
Chapter 1 An introduction to the human body

Chapter 2 The chemical level of organisation

Chapter 3 The cellular level of organisation

Chapter 4 The tissue level of organisation

Chapter 5 The integumentary system

Chapter 6 The skeletal system: bone tissue

Chapter 7 The skeletal system: the axial skeleton

Chapter 8 The skeletal system: the appendicular skeleton

Chapter 9 Joints

Chapter 10 Muscular tissue

Chapter 11 Muscular tissue

Chapter 12 Nervous tissue

Chapter 13 The spinal cord and spinal nerves

Chapter 14 The brain and cranial nerves

Chapter 15 The autonomic nervous system

Chapter 16 Sensory, motor and integrative systems

Chapter 17 The special senses

Chapter 18 The endocrine system

Chapter 19 The cardiovascular system: the blood

Chapter 20 The cardiovascular system: the heart

Chapter 21 The cardiovascular system: blood vessels and haemodynamics

Chapter 22 The lymphatic system and immunity

Chapter 23 The respiratory system

Chapter 24 The digestive system

Chapter 25 Metabolism and nutrition

Chapter 26 The urinary system

Chapter 27 Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base homeostasis

Chapter 28 The reproductive systems

Chapter 29 Development and inheritance

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Interactive E-Text: 9780730354987
Textbook with Interactive E-Text Code: 9780730363538
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