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Main description:

Just the core concepts you need to ace your Anatomy & Physiology course


If you′re looking for a handy refresher or an easy–to–use reference for your Anatomy & Physiology class, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies is for you. It′s filled with the technical terms and details of how the body works that you need to know. So get ready to skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time!



  • Get down to basics master the fundamentals of metabolism, homeostasis, and cell biology


  • Survey your structural layers discover how your body gets its form from the skeletal, muscular, and integumentary systems


  • Take a look inside explore the inner workings of the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems


  • Control and protect find out how your nervous system keeps everything functioning and your immune system keeps you healthy



Open the book and find:



  • An overview of the levels of organization


  • Structures of all major bodily systems


  • The scoop on tissues


  • Fertilization and pregnancy


  • Explanations of hormones


  • Ten fun physiology facts



Learn:



  • Core concepts taught in an Anatomy & Physiology course


  • The components and functions of the bodily systems


  • How human life is reproduced



Back cover:

Just the core concepts you need to ace your Anatomy & Physiology course


If you′re looking for a handy refresher or an easy–to–use reference for your Anatomy & Physiology class, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies is for you. It′s filled with the technical terms and details of how the body works that you need to know. So get ready to skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time!



  • Get down to basics master the fundamentals of metabolism, homeostasis, and cell biology


  • Survey your structural layers discover how your body gets its form from the skeletal, muscular, and integumentary systems


  • Take a look inside explore the inner workings of the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems


  • Control and protect find out how your nervous system keeps everything functioning and your immune system keeps you healthy



Open the book and find:



  • An overview of the levels of organization


  • Structures of all major bodily systems


  • The scoop on tissues


  • Fertilization and pregnancy


  • Explanations of hormones


  • Ten fun physiology facts



Learn:



  • Core concepts taught in an Anatomy & Physiology course


  • The components and functions of the bodily systems


  • How human life is reproduced



Contents:

Introduction 1


Chapter 1: Focusing on the Framework of Anatomy and Physiology 5


Chapter 2: Examining Cell Biology Basics 23


Chapter 3: Scoping Out the Body s Structural Layers 41


Chapter 4: Getting to the Heart of the Circulatory System 65


Chapter 5: Taking a Deep Breath with the Respiratory System 85


Chapter 6: Getting on Track with the Digestive System 97


Chapter 7: Passing through the Urinary System 111


Chapter 8: Making Babies: The Reproductive System 125


Chapter 9: Exploring the Nervous, Endocrine, and Immune Systems 143


Chapter 10: Ten Phabulous Physiology Phacts 161


Index 167


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118240397
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication date: May, 2012
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 140.00 x 216.00 x 10.29

Subcategories: Anatomy

MEET THE AUTHOR

Maggie Norris is a freelance science writer. Donna Rae Siegfried has instructed anatomy and physiology courses at the college level. They are the coauthors of Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies, 2nd Edition.