Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life
Written by a team of highly acclaimed authors, Anatomy & Physiology: From Science to Life arms readers with the knowledge and detail they'll need to move forward in their allied health careers. Instead of focusing on memorization, this book integrates text and illustrations that emphasize critical thinking, conceptual understanding, and relevant application of knowledge. It also effectively blends the use of print and media to bring the content to life. Readers will find that the material is presented in a more conceptually, relevant manner than other books in the market.
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY
ut f PROLOGUE Chapter 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY
THE CHEMICAL LEVEL OF ORGANIZATION
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abdominal acids action potential active Anatomy Overviews antibodies antigen aorta arteries articular atoms autonomic axons blood cells blood flow blood pressure blood vessels body bone brain called capillaries cartilage cavity cerebral cortex chemical Coacept connective tissue contains contraction cranial enzymes epithelium external extracellular femur Figure flexor fluid foramen function glands glucose hair heart hormone humerus hypothalamus iliac increases inferior ions joint lateral layer ligaments located lumbar lungs lymph lymphatic medial medulla molecules motor neurons move movements muscle fibers muscle tissue nasal nerve impulses nervous system nucleus occurs olfactory organs osseous tissue oxygen parasympathetic pathway pituitary plasma membrane posterior proteins pulmonary RBCs reflex region release ribs scapula secretion Selected Medical Applications sensory receptors skeletal muscle skin smooth muscle somatic spinal cord spinal nerves stimulates structures superior surface synapse synovial synovial joints tendon thalamus thoracic thyroid tract Transverse types valves veins ventricle vertebrae vertebral column