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Author Marieb, Elaine Nicpon, 1936- author

Title Essentials of human anatomy & physiology / Elaine N. Marieb, R.N., Ph.D., Holyoke Community College, Suzanne M. Keller, Ph.D., Indian Hills Community College
Edition Twelfth edition, global edition
Published NY, NY : Pearson, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource ( 656 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1: The Human Body: An Orientation -- Chapter 2: Basic Chemistry -- Chapter3: Cells and Tissues -- Chapter 4: Skin and Body Membranes -- Chapter 5: The Skeletal System -- Chapter 6: The Muscular System -- Chapter 7: The Nervous System -- Chapter 8: Special Senses -- Chapter 9: The Endocrine System -- Chapter 10: Blood -- Chapter 11: The Cardiovascular System -- Chapter 12: The Lymphatic System and Body Defenses -- Chapter 13: The Respiratory System -- Chapter 14: The Digestive System and Body Metabolism -- Chapter 15: The Urinary System -- Chapter 16: The Reproductive System -- Appendixes -- Glossary -- Credits -- Subject Index
Summary For one-semester Anatomy & Physiology courses. Focus on the essential what, how, & why of human anatomy & physiology With the 12th Edition of Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, science educator Suzanne Keller joins bestselling author Elaine Marieb in helping learners focus on the essential What, How, & Why of A&P, without getting sidetracked in unnecessary details. Thoroughly updated with dozens of new figures, photos, and current information on medical recommendations and terminology, the 12th Edition continues to set the standard for brief, accessible one-semester A&P texts. The authors’ hallmark clear and friendly writing style has been strengthened with familiar analogies and abundant mnemonic cues that help students learn and remember concepts. Continuing to offer just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage, engaging new chapter previews help learners hone in on what structures and functions they are studying, how they function, and why they are important to learn.
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 6, 2017)
Subject Human physiology.
Human anatomy.
Form Electronic book
Author Keller, Suzanne M., author
ISBN 9781292216201 (electronic bk.)
1292216204 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Essentials of human anatomy and physiology