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.