Human Physiology

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/14/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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The human body is a complicated and beautiful machine, governed by the laws of physics and chemistry. By understanding its physiology--how it performs its varied functions--it is possible to build strategies for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Human Physiology,Fourth Edition, provides clear explanations of the principles that govern the body's physiological processes and shows how these can be applied, making it an ideal resource for students interested in pursuing careers in human biology, biomedical science, and medicine. FEATURES * Written in student-friendly language * Rich pedagogy throughout--photos, diagrams, boxes, bulleted lists, and reading lists * Companion Website featuring multiple-choice questions for students (www.oup.com/uk/orc/bin/9780199574933) NEW TO THIS EDITION * Clinical material is now integrated into the main text * New checklists at the end of each chapter highlighting key learning points * More than 150 additional figures--including original photomicrographs * A new chapter on basic chemistry * Updated coverage of the molecular processes involved in cell signaling and cell transport

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