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Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies

For Dummies

By: Norris

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Published: 22nd December 2016
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Learn about the human body from the inside out

Every year, more than 100,000 degrees are completed in biology or biomedical sciences. Anatomy and physiology classes are required for these majors and others such as life sciences and chemistry, and also for students on a pre-med track. These classes also serve as valuable electives because of the importance and relevance of this subject's content. Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies, 2nd Edition, appeals to students and life-learners alike, as a course supplement or simply as a guide to this intriguing field of science.

With 25 percent new and revised content, including updated examples and references throughout, readers of the new edition will come to understand the meanings of terms in anatomy and physiology, get to know the body's anatomical structures, and gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health.

  • New examples, references, and case studies
  • Updated information on how systems function in illness and in health
  • Newest health discovers and insights into how the body works

Written in plain English and packed with dozens of beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

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        Introduction.

        Part I: Locating Physiology on the Web of Knowledge.

        Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology: The Big Picture.

        Chapter 2: What Your Body Does All Day.

        Chapter 3: A Bit about Cell Biology.

        Part II: Sizing Up the Structural Layers.

        Chapter 4: Scrutinizing the Skeletal System.

        Chapter 5: Muscles: Setting You in Motion.

        Chapter 6: Getting the Skinny on Skin, Hair, and Nails.

        Part III: Exploring the Inner Workings.

        Chapter 7: The Nervous System: Your Body?s Circuit Board.

        Chapter 8: The Endocrine System: Releasing Chemical Messages.

        Chapter 9: The Circulatory System: Getting Your Blood Pumping.

        Chapter 10: The Respiratory System: Breathing Life into Your Body.

        Chapter 11: The Digestive System: Beginning the Breakdown.

        Chapter 12: The Urinary System: Cleaning Up the Act.

        Chapter 13: The Immune System: Living in a Microbe Jungle.

        Part IV: Life?s Rich Pageant: Reproduction and Development.

        Chapter 14: The Reproductive System.

        Chapter 15: Change and Development over the Life Span.

        Part V: The Part of Tens.

        Chapter 16: Nearly Ten Chemistry Concepts Related to Anatomy and Physiology.

        Chapter 17: Ten Phabulous Physiology Phacts.

        Index.

        ISBN: 9780470923269
        ISBN-10: 0470923261
        Series: For Dummies
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 360
        Published: 22nd December 2016
        Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
        Country of Publication: GB
        Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 18.6  x 1.9
        Weight (kg): 0.53
        Edition Number: 1
        Edition Type: Revised