Table of contents for Principles of anatomy and physiology / Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan Derrickson.


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Preface. Acknowledgments. To the Student. UNIT 1: ORGANIZATION OF THE HUMAN BODY. Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Human Body. Chapter 2. The Chemical Level of Organization. Chapter 3. The Cellular Level of Organization. Chapter 4. The Tissue Level of Organization. Chapter 5. The Integumentary System. UNIT 2: PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT AND MOVEMENT. Chapter 6. The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue. Chapter 7. The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton. Chapter 8. The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton. Chapter 9. Joints. Chapter 10. Muscle Tissue. Chapter 11. The Muscular System. UNIT 3: CONTROL SYSTEMS OF THE HUMAN BODY. Chapter 12. Nervous Tissue. Chapter 13. The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. Chapter 14. The Brain and Cranial Nerves. Chapter 15. The Autonomic Nervous System. Chapter 16. Sensory, Motor and Integrative Systems. Chapter 17. The Special Senses. Chapter 18. The Endocrine System. UNIT 4: MAINTENANCE OF THE HUMAN BODY. Chapter 19. The Cardiovascular System: The Blood. Chapter 20. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart. Chapter 21. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics. Chapter 22. The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity. Chapter 23. The Respiratory System. Chapter 24. The Digestive System. Chapter 25. Metabolism. Chapter 26. The Urinary System. Chapter 27. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis. UNIT 5: CONTINUITY. Chapter 28. The Reproductive Systems. Chapter 29. Development and Inheritance. Appendix A: Mgeasurements A-1. Appendix B: Periodic Table B-3. Appendix C: Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests C-4. Appendix D: Normal Values for Selected_Urine Tests D-6. Appendix E: Answers E-8. Glossary. Credits. Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Human physiology.
Human anatomy.