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Introduction to the Human Body, 11th Australia & New Zealand Edition


ISBN: 9781119561781

This book is being used at:
Macquarie University, University of Canberra, University of Newcastle, Victoria University

Tortora’s Introduction to the Human Body, 11th Edition is suited for students that are studying a human biology or human anatomy and physiology course. With this resource, you will gain an insightful introduction to the wide range of key concepts you will encounter throughout your study.

The eleventh edition 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 students gain a solid understanding of the material.

Written by an experienced and talented author team lead by Jerry Tortora, this edition is a must-have for students wanting to complete their unit with a rich foundation of knowledge for their remaining study and future career.

New to this edition is expanded and updated physiology coverage across the entire course, new Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) images added to multiple sections, significant updates to the art in the Cardiovascular System sections, and media updates to the WileyPLUS course. These include: five new 3-D Physiology Animations (now fifteen total); new interactive graphics, which enhance viewer experience. Multi-part figures are now displayed as slideshows, which eliminates scrolling. Refreshed ORION diagnostics based on actual student usage; Human and Animal Dissection Videos are now available in the Key Resource Ribbon; Transcripts have been added for Hear This Illustration audio lectures.


  • Interactive Graphics: Make content visually accessible to students as they engage with print content. They are in place for multi-part figures, including multi-parts that zoom in on a given structure.

  • Key Resources Ribbon: Puts the course’s Anatomy and Physiology media at student and faculty’s fingertips.

  • Anatomy Resources include: Concept Lectures, Real Anatomy Cadaver Dissection, Muscles in Motion, Anatomy Drill and Practice; and Cat, Pig, Rat and Human dissection videos.

  • Physiology Resources include: 3-D Physiology animations, the entire Interactions program (of overviews, animations, exercises & more) as well as PowerPhys – Physiological Lab Simulation software.

Gerard Tortora

Bryan Derrickson

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

As part of Wiley’s ongoing commitment to higher education, the Wiley Affordability Program is dedicated to providing you with premium Wiley learning resources at an affordable price. We believe that every student has a right to access quality resources, no matter what your budget. Now, we are even better equipped than before to do what we do best; help teachers teach and students learn.

E-Text: 9781119595632
E-Text + WileyPLUS: 9781119604280 – NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Textbook: 9781119561781
Textbook + WileyPLUS: 9781119563372 – NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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