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Human physiology : from cells to systems

Author: Lauralee Sherwood
Publisher: [Pacific Grove (Calif.)] : Brooks/Cole, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats

Focuses on the mechanisms of body function from cells to systems and is organized around the central theme of homeostasis - how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauralee Sherwood
ISBN: 9780495826293 0495826294 9780538737135 0538737131 9780495391845 0495391840
OCLC Number: 690441542
Notes: Il est précisé sur la couverture : "International student edition."
Description: 1 v. (pagination multiple) : ill. ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to Physiology and Homeostasis.2. Cell Physiology.3. The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential.4. Principles of Neural and Hormonal Communication.5. The Central Nervous System.6. The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division; Special Senses.7. The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division.8. Muscle Physiology.9. Cardiac Physiology.10. The Blood Vessels and Blood Pressure.11. The Blood.12. Body Defenses.13. The Respiratory System.14. The Urinary System.15. Fluid and Acid-Base Balance.16. The Digestive System.17. Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation.18. Principles of Endocrinology; The Central Endocrine Glands.19. The Peripheral Endocrine Glands.20. The Reproductive System.Appendix A. The Metric System.Appendix B. A Review of Chemical Principles.Appendix C. Storage, Replication, and Expression of Genetic Information.Appendix D. Principles of Quantitative Reasoning.Appendix E. Text References to Exercise Physiology.Appendix F. Answers to End-of-Chapter Objective Questions, Quantitative Exercises, Points to Ponder, and Clinical Considerations.
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