Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology (Texas Science)

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Designed for allied health learners with little or no prior biology or chemistry knowledge, this full-color book is a comprehensive introduction to anatomy and physiology. The text is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Chapters are self-contained so they can be taught or read in any order. Case studies found in the text and supplements encourage application of concepts learned and promote critical thinking and classroom discussion. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. Essential laboratory exercises at the end of chapters provide hands-on lab experience. The book also offers a comprehensive supplemental package to support multiple learning styles and leverages the latest technology.

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Donald C. Rizzo is professor emeritus at Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan, where he taught Human Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology. He also taught Biology II: The Unity and Diversity of Life, Principles of Biology, Parasitology, Zoology, and Botany. He conducted biological fieldwork around the globe. Dr. Rizzo began his teaching career at Marygrove College in 1974 and served as chairperson of the Science and Mathematics department from 1975--2006. His numerous awards include the 2010 Marygrove College Presidential Award for Service, the 2009 Marygrove College Presidential Award for Scholarship, 2006 Marygrove College Presidential Award for Teaching, 1992 Marygrove College Teacher Scholar Award and the 1990 Sears Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. Dr. Rizzo has published in the JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY and coauthored a computerized test bank for medical terminology. Along with two colleagues, he has presented at national and international conferences on the interdisciplinary service learning course "HIV/AIDS: Its Biological and Social Impact." In addition, he incorporates service learning into all the courses he teaches. Dr. Rizzo received his B.A. in biology and education in 1968 from Boston State College (now the University of Massachusetts at Boston), his M.S. in 1970 and his Ph.D. in 1973 from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

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1. The Human Body. 2. The Chemistry of Life. 3. Cell Structure. 4. Cellular Metabolism and Reproduction: Mitosis and Meiosis. 5. Tissues. 6. The Integumentary System. 7. The Skeletal System. 8. The Articular System. 9. The Muscular System. 10. The Nervous System: Introduction, Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. 11. The Nervous System: The Brain, Cranial Nerves, Autonomic Nervous System and the Special Senses. 12. The Endocrine System. 13. The Blood. 14. The Cardiovascular System. 15. The Lymphatic System. 16. Nutrition and the Digestive System. 17. The Respiratory System. 18. The Urinary System. 19. The Reproductive System.

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