Human Physiology

Human Physiology, Fifteenth Edition, is intended for the one-semester Human Physiology course often taken by allied health and biology students. Clear explanations and a solid learning framework have been market tested and refined. Fox helps students master the fundamentals by providing appropriate anatomical detail.

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1. The Study of Body Function

2. Chemical Composition of the Body

3. Cell Structure and Genetic Control

4. Enzymes and Energy

5. Cell Respiration and Metabolism

6. Interactions Between Cells and the Extracellular Environment

7. The Nervous System: Neurons and Synapses

8. The Central Nervous System

9. The Autonomic Nervous System

10. Sensory Physiology

11. Endocrine Glands: Secretion and Action of Hormones

12. Muscle: Mechanisms of Contraction and Neural Control

13. Blood, Heart and Circulation

14. Cardio Output, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

15. The Immune System

16. Respiratory Physiology

17. Physiology of the Kidneys

18. The Digestive System

19. Regulation of Metabolism

20. Reproduction