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Since its first edition "Human Anatomy" as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help users understand anatomical structures. Past editions of "Human Anatomy" have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy studies. The exhaustive volume provides an introduction to anatomy and addresses cells, the tissue level of organization, integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, surface anatomy, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, and human development. For health care professionals of all kinds, massage therapists, forensic medical ex
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Anatomy. 2. The Cell. 3. The Tissue Level of Organization. 4. The Integumentary System. 5. The Skeletal System: Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure. 6. The Skeletal System: Axial Division. 7. The Skeletal System: Appendicular Division. 8. The Skeletal System: Articulations. 9. The Muscular System: Skeletal Muscle Tissue and Muscle Organization. 10. The Muscular System: The Axial Musculature. 11. The Muscular System: The Appendicular Musculature. 12. Surface Anatomy. 13. The Nervous System: Neural Tissue. 14. The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves. 15. The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves. 16. The Nervous System: Pathways and Higher-Order Functions. 17. The Nervous System: Autonomic Division. 18. The Nervous System: General and Special Senses. 19. The Endocrine System. 20. The Cardiovascular System: Blood. 21. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart. 22. The Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Circulation. 23. The Lymphatic System. 24. The Respiratory System. 25. The Digestive System. 26. The Urinary System. 27. The Reproductive System. 28. Human Development. Appendix A: Scanning Atlas. Appendix B: Clinical Issues. Appendix C: Weights and Measures. Appendix D: Answers to Review Questions. Appendix E: Foreign Word Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes, and Combining Forms. Appendix F: Eponyms in Common Use. Appendix G: Glossary of Key Terms. Index.