Structure and Function of the Human Body

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Structure and Function of the Human Body is written to provide a very basic understanding of anatomy and physiology for non-science readers and provides them with a proven pedagogical format to master terminology and understand concepts. Martini's easy-to-read writing style uses examples and anecdotes to help readers appreciate the relationship between structure and function. The hallmark illustration program, created by award-winning illustrator William Ober, M.D., helps readers visualize concepts and relationships.

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The hallmark illustration program, created by award-winning illustrator William Ober, M.D., helps visualize concepts and relationships. Provides basic coverage of each body system even for those with weak backgrounds in science. An Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Human Body, Chemistry and the Human Body, Cells, Their Structure and Function, Tissues and Body Membranes, Organ Systems: An Overview, The Integumentary System, The Skeletal System. The Muscular System, The Nervous System I: Nerve Cells and the Spinal Cord, The Nervous System II: The Brain and Cranial Nerves, The Senses, The Endocrine System, The Blood, The Heart and Circulation, The Lymphatic System and Immunity, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism, The Urinary System and Body Fluids, The Reproductive System, Development and Inheritance. For medical/science professionals.

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Dr. Frederic (Ric) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy. His publications include journal articles, technical reports, magazine articles, and a book for naturalists about the biology and geology of tropical islands. He is the co-author of six other undergraduate texts on anatomy or anatomy & physiology. He is currently on the faculty of the University of Hawaii and remains affiliated with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, the American Physiological Society, and the American Association of Anatomists. He is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Society for College Science Teachers, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Western Society of Naturalists, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.

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