Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Faller, Adolf.

Title The human body : an introduction to structure and function / Adolf Faller, Michael Schünke, Gabriele Schünke ; translated by Oliver French ; edited by Ethan Taub
Published Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, [2004]
Online access available from:
Thieme MedOne eBooks    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xi, 708 pages) : color illustrations
Series Thieme flexibook
Thieme flexibook.
Contents Biology of the cell -- Genetics and evolution -- Tissues -- The locomotor system (musculoskeletal system) -- The heart and blood vessels -- Blood, the immune system, and lymphoid organs -- The endocrine system -- The respiratory system -- The digestive system -- The kidneys and urinary tract -- The reproductive organs -- Reproduction, development, and birth -- The central and peripheral nervous systems -- The autonomic nervous system -- Sense organs -- The skin and its appendages -- Quantities and units of measurement
Summary The basic principles of the anatomy and physiology of the human body are presented in easy-to-read language with clearly integrated text and illustrations. Full consideration is given to the interests of various disciplines in the health care field. The main topics are: Biology of the Cell; Genetics and Evolution; Musculoskeletal System; Heart and Vascular System; Blood, Immune System and Lymphatic Organs; Endocrine Organs; Digestive System; Reproduction, Development and Birth; Central and Peripheral Nervous System;Other features are the summary at the end of each chapter, which reviews the chapter contents; the detailed Table of Contents at the start of each chapter; and the fold-out color plate of a fully labeled skeleton. Additional reasons to purchase this book: Handy, four-color, softcover volume. Concise information for biologists, physicians, nurses, health aids, physicians? assistants, paramedics, physical therapists, and anyone interested in biology and medicine
Notes Includes index
Source of title; title from title page
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Issuing Body Made available through: Thieme Electronic Book Library
Subject Human anatomy -- Popular works.
Human physiology -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Fulltext
Internet Resource
Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Schünke, Gabriele.
Schünke, Michael.
Taub, Ethan.
ISBN 158890122X (TNY)
1604061162 (digital)
3131292717 (GTV)
9781588901224 (TNY)
9781604061161 (digital)
9783131292711 (GTV)
Other Titles Körper des Menschen. English