Publisher description for Anatomy & physiology.

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This new Second Edition contains general and specific information on human anatomy and physiology and thoroughly explains and demonstrates normal structures and functions in all body systems. As a quick reference it provides both a systems and functional approach, and is organized in a logical body-system arrangement. Overview chapters define important terms, describe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the body's chemical makeup. Features include comprehensive explanations of physiologic processes; key terms italicized for easy access; and clear illustrations of major body structures and processes, with 32 pages in full color. Its portable size and lie-flat binding provide an easy and convenient read anywhere.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Human physiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human anatomy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Allied health personnel -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Anatomy -- Handbooks.
Physiology -- Handbooks.