Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function

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Part One Organization of the Body
1 Major Themes of Anatomy and Physiology
ATLAS A General Orientation to Human Anatomy
2 The Chemistry of Life
3 Cellular Form and Function
4 Genetics of Cellular Function
5 Histology
Part Two Support and Movement
6 The Integumentary System
7 Bone Tissue
8 The Skeletal System
9 Joints
10 The Muscular System
ATLAS B Regional and Surface Anatomy
11 Muscular Tissue
Part Three Internal Coordination and Control
12 Nervous Tissue
13 The Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, and Somatic Reflexes
14 The Brain and Cranial Nerves
15 The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Reflexes
16 Sense Organs
17 The Endocrine System
Part Four Circulation and Defense
18 The Circulatory System: Blood
19 The Circulatory System: Heart
20 The Circulatory System: Blood Vessels and Circulation
21 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Part Five Intake and Output
22 The Respiratory System
23 The Urinary System
24 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid - Base Balance
25 The Digestive System
26 Nutrition and Metabolism
Part Six Reproduction and the Life Cycle
27 The Male Reproductive System
28 The Female Reproductive System
29 Human Development and Aging
APPENDIX A: Periodic Table of the Elements
APPENDIX B: Answer Keys
APPENDIX C: Symbols, Weights, and Measures
APPENDIX D: Biomedical Abbreviations
APPENDIX E: The Genetic Code
APPENDIX F: Lexicon of biomedical Word Elements
APPENDIX G: Eighth Edition Changes in Terminology