Table of contents for Human physiology : the basis of medicine / Gillian Pocock and Christopher D. Richards.


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1. What is physiology?


2. The chemical constitution of the body


3. Introducing cells


4. The transport functions of the plasma membrane


5. Principles of cell signaling


6. Nerve cells and their connections


7. Muscle


8. Sensory systems


9. The physiology of motor systems


10. The autonomic nervous system


11. Some aspects of higher nervous function


12. The hormonal regulation of the body


13. The properties of blood


14. Defense against infection: inflammation and immunity


15. The heart and circulation


16. The respiratory system


17. The kidney and the regulation of the internal environment


18. The digestive system


19. The nutritional needs of the body


20. The physiology of the male and female productive systems


21. Fertilization, pregnancy and lactation


22. Fetal and neonatal physiology


23. The control of growth


24. Energy balance and the control of metabolic rate


25. The physiology of exercise


26. The regulation of body temperature


27. The regulation of plasma glucose


28. The regulation of body fluid volume


29. Acid-base balance


30. The physiology of high altitude and diving


31. Clinical physiology





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Human physiology.
Physiology, Pathological.
Physiological Processes