This text provides a comprehensive introduction to human anatomy for undergraduate and pre-professional students majoring in biology or fulfilling prerequisites for nursing, allied health, or pre-med programs.Since its first edition Human Anatomy as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help students understand anatomical structures. Past editions of Human Anatomy have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly-integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy courses.
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A comprehensive introduction to human anatomy for students majoring in biology or fulfilling prerequisites for nursing, allied health, or pre-med programs. The book has an outstanding art program that combines award-winning medical illustrations by William Ober, M.D. and cadaver and bone photos by the renown biomedical photographer Ralth Hutchings. The text also includes innovative pedagogical elements which make this book the clear choice for introductory anatomy courses.From the Back Cover:
Since its first edition, Human Anatomy has been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help readers understand anatomical structures. Enhanced illustration and photo program. Important topics are updated and new tables have been added that condense and integrate anatomical information. Includes greater number of anatomical structures and more in-depth descriptions. For biologists, medical personal, or anyone interested in human anatomy.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. An Introduction to Anatomy. Microscopic Anatomy. Gross Anatomy. Other Perspectives on Anatomy. Levels of Organization. An Introduction to Organ Systems. The Language of Anatomy. 2. The Cell. The Study of Cells. Cellular Anatomy. Intercellular Attachment. The Cell Life Cycle. 3. The Tissue Level of Organization. Epithelial Tissue. Connective Tissues. Membranes. The Connective Tissue Framework of the Body. Muscle Tissue. Neural Tissue. Tissues, Nutrition, and Aging. 4. The Integumentary System. Integumentary Structure and Function. The Epidermis. The Dermis. The Subcutaneous Layer. Accessory Structures. Local Control of Integumentary Function. Aging and the Integumentary System. 5. The Skeletal System: Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure. Structure of Bone. Bone Development and Growth. Bone Maintenance And Repair. Anatomy of Skeletal Elements. Integration with Other Systems. 6. The Skeletal System: Axial Division. The Skull and Associated Bones. The Skulls of Infants, Children, and Adults. The Vertebral Column. The Thoracic Cage. 7. The Skeletal System: Appendicular Division. The Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limb. The Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb. Individual Variation in the Skeletal System. 8. The Skeletal System: Articulations. The Classification of Joints. Articular Form and Function. Representative Articulations. Bones and Muscles. 9. The Muscular System: Skeletal Muscle Tissue and Muscle Organization. Functions of Skeletal Muscle. Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle. Muscle Contraction. Motor Units and Muscle Control. Types of Skeletal Muscle Fibers. The Organization of Skeletal Muscle Fibers. Levers: A Systems Design for Movement. Muscle Terminology. Aging and the Muscular System. 10. The Muscular System: The Axial Muscles. The Axial Musculature. 11. The Muscular System: The Appendicular Muscles. Muscles of Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limbs. Muscles of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limbs. 12. Surface Anatomy. Regional Approach to Surface Anatomy. 13. The Nervous System: Neural Tissue. An Overview of the Nervous System. Cellular Organization in Neural Tissue. The Nerve Impulse. Synaptic Communication. Neural Regeneration. Neuron Organization and Processing. Anatomical Organization of the Nervous System. 14. The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. Gross Anatomy of the Spinal Cord. Spinal Meninges. Sectional Anatomy of the Spinal Cord. Spinal Nerves. Reflexes. 15. The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves. An Introduction to the Organization of the Brain. Protection and Support of the Brain. The Cerebrum. The Diencephalon. The Mesencephalon. The Pons. The Cerebellum. The Medulla Oblongata. Cranial Nerves. 16. The Nervous System: Pathways and Higher-Order Functions. Sensory and Motor Pathways. Higher-Order Functions. Aging and the Nervous System. 17. The Nervous System: Autonomic Division. An Overview of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS). The Sympathetic Division. The Parasympathetic Division. Relationships Between the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Divisions. Integration and Control of Autonomic Functions. 18. The Nervous System: General and Special Senses. Receptors. The General Senses. Olfaction (Smell). Gustation (Taste). Equilibrium and Hearing. Vision. 19. The Endocrine System. An Overview of the Endocrine System. The Pituitary Gland. The Thyroid Gland. The Parathyroid Glands. The Thymus. The Adrenal Gland. Endocrine. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130100110
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