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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 15th Edition

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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 15th Edition

Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson

ISBN: 978-1-119-32064-7 December 2016 1232 Pages

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The phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the discipline standard with the 15th edition. Designed for the 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. Enhanced for a digital delivery, the 15th edition, gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.

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Unit I: Organization of the Human Body

1.An Introduction to the Human Body

2.The Chemical Level of Organization

3.The Cellular Level of Organization

4.The Tissue Level of Organization

5.The Integumentary System


Unit II: Principles of Support and Movement

6.The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue

7.The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton

8.The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton


10.Mucles Tissue

11.The Muscular System


Unit III: Control Systems of the Human Body

12.Nervous Tissue

13.The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves

14.The Brain and Cranial Nerves

15.The Autonomic Nervous System

16.Sensory, Motor and Integrative Systems

17.The Special Senses

18.The Endocrine System


Unit IV: Maintenance of the Human Body

19.The Cardiovascular System: The Blood

20.The Cardiovascular System: The Heart

21.The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics

22.The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity

23.The Respiratory System

24.The Digestive System


26.The Urinary System

27.Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis.


Unit V: Continuity