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This Essentials Version of the Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Textbook presents the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology in a manner that is appropriate for students in allied health programs such as practical nursing, radiologic technology, medical assisting, and dental assisting. These students usually take a one-semester course in human anatomy and physiology and need a laboratory text that provides coverage of the fundamentals without the clutter of excessive details and unneeded terminology.
1 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Body Organization
Unit 2 Cells and Tissues
3 Cellular Anatomy and Mitosis
4 Membrane Transport
Unit 3 Protection, Support, and Movement
6 The Integumentary System
7 Skeletal Overview
8 The Axial Skeleton
9 The Appendicular Skeleton
10 Articulations and Body Movements
11 Muscle Organization and Contractions
12 Axial Muscles
13 Appendicular Muscles
Unit 4 Control and Integration
14 The Spinal Cord and Reflex Arcs
15 The Brain
17 The Endocrine System
Unit 5 Internal Transport and Gas Exchange
18 Blood Tests
19 The Heart
20 Blood Vessels
21 The Lymphoid System
22 The Respiratory System
Unit 6 Nutrient Absorption and Water Balance
23 The Digestive System
24 The Urinary System
Unit 7 Reproduction
25 The Reproductive System
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