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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and the human disease process. With an accessible design and a robust multimedia electronic ancillary package, the Twelfth Edition is even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles. It builds on its solid foundation by seamlessly integrating the placement and relationship of the art and text. A new full-body transparency insert has been added to the text to assist students in performing a virtual dissection of the human body from skin down to bone. The new editions' PASSport to Successretains all the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities introduced with the last edition, plus additional animations and activities. The interface has been enhanced to improve the student experience, while the connection with the text has been strengthened with a list of ancillaries by learning style on each chapter opener. PrepU is now available wtih this text, which gives an additional opportunity for students to understand and retain key course concepts - and increase their levels of succcess in the class.
Table of Contents
Unit I – The Body as a Whole1: Organization of the Human Body2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life3: Cells and Their Functions4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes Unit II – Disease and the First Line of Defense5: Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms6: The Skin in Health and Disease Unit III – Movement and Support7: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints8: The Muscular System Unit IV – Coordination and Control9: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves10: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves11: The Sensory System12: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones Unit V – Circulation and Body Defense13: The Blood14: The Heart and Heart Disease15: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation16: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue17: Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines Unit VI – Energy: Supply and Use18: The Respiratory System19: The Digestive System20: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature21: Body Fluids22: The Urinary System Unit VII – Perpetuation of Life23: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems24: Development and Birth25: Heredity and Hereditary Diseases GlossaryGlossary of Word PartsAppendicesIndex