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Author Marieb, Elaine Nicpon, 1936-2018

Title Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Global Edition
Edition 12th ed
Published Harlow, United Kingdom : Pearson Education Limited, 2017


Description 1 online resource (657 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright Page; About the Authors; Acknowledgments; Contents; 1 The Human Body: An Orientation; An Overview of Anatomy and Physiology; Anatomy; Physiology; Relationship between Anatomy and Physiology; Levels of Structural Organization; From Atoms to Organisms; Organ System Overview; Integumentary System; Skeletal System; Muscular System; Nervous System; Endocrine System; Cardiovascular System; Lymphatic System; Respiratory System; Digestive System; Urinary System; Reproductive System; Maintaining Life; Necessary Life Functions; Maintaining Boundaries; Movement
ResponsivenessDigestion; Metabolism; Excretion; Reproduction; Growth; Survival Needs; The Language of Anatomy; Anatomical Position; Directional Terms; Regional Terms; Anterior Body Landmarks; Posterior Body Landmarks; Body Planes and Sections; Body Cavities; Dorsal Body Cavity; Ventral Body Cavity; Other Body Cavities; Homeostasis; Components of Homeostatic Control Systems; Feedback Mechanisms; Summary; Review Questions; Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions; A Closer Look Medical Imaging: Illuminating the Body; 2 Basic Chemistry; Concepts of Matter and Energy; Matter; Energy
Forms of EnergyEnergy Form Conversions; Composition of Matter; Elements and Atoms; Atomic Structure; The Basic Atomic Subparticles; Planetary and Orbital Models of an Atom; Identifying Elements; Atomic Number; Atomic Mass Number; Atomic Weight and Isotopes; Molecules and Compounds; Chemical Bonds and Chemical Reactions; Bond Formation; Role of Electrons; Types of Chemical Bonds; Patterns of Chemical Reactions; Synthesis Reactions; Decomposition Reactions; Exchange Reactions; Factors Influencing the Rate of Chemical Reactions; Biochemistry: The Chemical Composition of Living Matter
Inorganic CompoundsWater; Salts; Acids and Bases; Organic Compounds; Carbohydrates; Lipids; Proteins; Nucleic Acids; Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP); Summary; Review Questions; Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions; Focus on Careers Pharmacy Technician; 3 Cells and Tissues; Part I: Cells; Overview of the Cellular Basis of Life; Anatomy of a Generalized Cell; The Nucleus; Nuclear Envelope; Nucleolus; Chromatin; The Plasma Membrane; The Fluid Mosaic Model; Cell Membrane Junctions; The Cytoplasm; Cytosol and Inclusions; Organelles; Cell Extensions; Cilia and Flagella; Microvilli
Cell DiversityCell Physiology; Membrane Transport; Passive Processes: Diffusion and Filtration; Active Processes; Cell Division; Preparations: DNA Replication; Events of Cell Division; Protein Synthesis; Genes: The Blueprint for Protein Structure; The Role of RNA; The Process of Protein Synthesis; Part II : Body Tissues; Epithelial Tissue; Hallmarks of Epithelium; Classification of Epithelia; Simple Epithelia; Stratified Epithelia; Glandular Epithelium; Connective Tissue; Hallmarks of Connective Tissue; Extracellular Matrix; Types of Connective Tissue; Bone; Cartilage; Dense Connective Tissue
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
Notes Print version record
Subject Human anatomy.
Human physiology.
Human anatomy.
Human physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Keller, Suzanne M
ISBN 9781292216201