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Introduction to the human body

QP36.T67
2015

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Introduction to the human body : the essentials of anatomy and physiology

Tortora, Gerard J., author.

2015.

xxi, 563, A-4, G-22, C-1, I-21 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm.

Overview: Introduction to the Human Body, 10th Edition enables allied health professionals to efficiently and effectively master the essentials of anatomy and physiology as well as understand the balance between homeostasis and disruptions to homeostasis. Features such as Looking Back to Move Ahead help refresh basic concepts and make connections from system to system and concept to concept. Rich in clinical resources that highlight disruptions to homeostasis, the book also includes a special box in each chapter that focuses on Wellness. These unique discussions help allied health professionals make the connections between knowledge of form and function with optimal healthy choices.

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020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-11858318-0 (cloth)
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-11896353-1
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    $b Language of cataloging  eng
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050 LC Call No $a Classification number  QP36
    $b Item number  .T67 2015
100 ME:PersonalName 1   $a Personal name  Tortora, Gerard J.,
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245 Title 10  $a Title  Introduction to the human body :
    $b Remainder of title  the essentials of anatomy and physiology /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan Derrickson.
246 VaryingTitle 3   $a Title proper/short title  Essentials of anatomy and physiology
246 VaryingTitle 3   $a Title proper/short title  Human body
250 Edition   $a Edition statement  Tenth edition.
260 PublicationInfo   $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2015.
264 ProductnNotice $a Place of prod/dist/manuf.  Hoboken, New Jersey :
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    $c Date of prod/dist/manuf/copyrt  [2015]
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  xxi, 563, A-4, G-22, C-1, I-21 pages :
    $b Other physical details  illustrations, portraits ;
    $c Dimensions  28 cm.
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504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 505 0   $a 505  Organization Of The Human Body: -- Anatomy and physiology defined -- Levels of organization and body systems -- Life processes -- Homeostasis: maintaining limits: -- Control of homeostasis: feedback systems: -- Negative feedback systems -- Positive feedback systems -- Homeostasis and disease -- Aging and homeostasis -- Anatomical terms: -- Names of body regions -- Directional terms -- Planes and sections -- Body cavities: -- Abdominopelvic regions and quadrants -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Introductory Chemistry: -- Introduction to chemistry: -- Chemical elements and atoms -- Ions, molecules, and compounds -- Chemical bonds: -- Ionic bonds -- Covalent bonds -- Hydrogen bonds -- Chemical reactions: -- Forms of energy and chemical reactions -- Synthesis reactions -- Decomposition reactions -- Exchange reactions -- Reversible reactions -- Chemical compounds and life processes: -- Inorganic compounds: -- Water -- Inorganic acids, bases, and salts -- Acid-base balance: the concept of pH -- Maintaining pH: buffer systems -- Organic compounds: -- Carbohydrates -- Lipids -- Proteins -- Enzymes -- Nucleic acids: deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) -- Adenosine triphosphate -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Cells: -- Generalized view of the cell -- Plasma membrane -- Transport across the plasma membrane: -- Passive processes: -- Diffusion: the principle -- Osmosis -- Active processes: -- Active transport -- Transport in vesicles -- Cytoplasm: -- Cytosol -- Organelles: -- Centrosome -- Cilia and flagella -- Ribosomes -- Endoplasmic reticulum -- Golgi complex -- Lysosomes -- Peroxisomes -- Proteasomes -- Mitochondria -- Nucleus -- Gene action: protein synthesis: -- Transcription -- Translation -- Somatic cell division: -- Interphase -- Mitotic phase: -- Nuclear division: mitosis -- Cytoplasmic division: cytokinesis -- Cellular diversity -- Aging and cells -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Tissues: -- Types of tissues -- Epithelial tissue: -- General features of epithelial tissue -- Classification of epithelial tissues -- Glandular epithelium -- Connective tissue: -- General features of connective tissue -- Connective tissue extracellular matrix: -- Ground substance -- Fibers -- Classification of connective tissues: -- Loose connective tissue -- Dense connective tissue -- Cartilage -- Bone tissue -- Liquid connective tissue -- Membranes: -- Mucous membranes -- Serous membranes -- Synovial membranes -- Muscular tissue -- Nervous tissue -- Tissue repair: restoring homeostasis -- Aging and tissues: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Integumentary System: -- Skin: -- Structure of skin -- Epidermis -- Dermis -- Skin color -- Tattooing an body piercing -- Accessory structures of the skin: -- Hair -- Glands: -- Sebaceous glands -- Sudoriferous glands -- Ceruminous glands -- Nails -- Functions of the skin -- Aging and the integumentary system: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Skeletal System: -- Functions of bone and the skeletal system -- Types of bones -- Structure of bone: -- Macroscopic structure of bone -- Microscopic structure of bone: -- Compact bone tissue -- Spongy bone tissue -- Bone formation: -- Initial bone formation in an embryo and fetus: -- Intramembranous ossification -- Endochondral ossification -- Bone growth in length and thickness: -- Growth in length -- Growth in thickness -- Bone remodeling -- Fractures -- Factors affecting bone growth and remodeling -- Bone's role in calcium homeostasis -- Exercise and bone tissue -- Divisions of the skeletal system -- Skull and hyoid bone: -- Unique features of the skull: -- Sutures -- Paranasal sinuses -- Fontanels -- Hyoid bone -- Vertebral column: -- Regions of the vertebral column -- Normal curves of the vertebral column -- Vertebrae -- Thorax: -- Sternum -- Ribs -- Pectoral (shoulder) girdle: -- Clavicle -- Scapula -- Upper limb -- Pelvic (hip) girdle -- Lower limb -- Comparison of female and male skeletons -- Aging and the skeletal system -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Joints: -- Classification of joints -- Fibrous joints -- Cartilaginous joints -- Synovial joints: -- Structure of synovial joints -- Types of movements at synovial joints: -- Gliding -- Angular movements -- Rotation -- Special movements -- Types of synovial joints -- Aging and joints: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Muscular System: -- Overview of muscular tissue: -- Functions of muscular tissue -- Skeletal muscle tissue: -- Connective tissue components -- Nerve and blood supply -- Histology -- Contraction and relaxation of skeletal muscle: -- Neuromuscular junction -- Sliding-filament mechanism -- Physiology of contraction -- Relaxation -- Muscle tone -- Metabolism of skeletal muscle tissue: -- Energy for contraction -- Muscle fatigue -- Oxygen consumption after exercise -- Control of muscle tension: -- Twitch contraction -- Frequency of stimulation -- Motor unit recruitment -- Types of skeletal muscle fibers -- Exercise and skeletal muscle tissue -- Cardiac muscle tissue -- Smooth muscle tissue -- Aging and muscular tissue -- How skeletal muscles produce movement: -- Origin and insertion -- Group actions -- Principal skeletal muscles: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Nervous Tissue: -- Overview of the nervous system: -- Organization of the nervous system: -- Central nervous system -- Peripheral nervous system -- Functions of the nervous system -- Histology of nervous tissue: -- Neurons: -- Parts of a neuron -- Classification of neurons -- Neuroglia -- Myelination -- Collections of nervous tissue: -- Clusters of neuronal cell bodies -- Bundles of axons -- Gray and white matter -- Action potentials: -- Ion channels -- Resting membrane potential -- Generation of action potentials -- Conduction of nerve impulses -- Synaptic transmission: -- Events at a chemical synapse -- Neurotransmitters -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Central Nervous System, Spinal Nerves, And Cranial Nerves: -- Spinal cord structure: -- Protection and coverings: vertebral canal and meninges -- Gross anatomy of the spinal cord -- Internal structure of the spinal cord -- Spinal nerves: -- Spinal nerve coverings -- Distribution of spinal nerves: -- Plexuses -- Intercostal nerves -- Spinal cord functions -- Brain: -- Major parts and protective coverings -- Brain blood supply and the blood-brain barrier -- Cerebrospinal fluid -- Brain stem: -- Medulla oblongata -- Pons -- midbrain -- Reticular formation -- Diencephalon: -- Thalamus -- Hypothalamus -- Pineal gland -- Cerebellum -- Cerebrum: -- Limbic system -- Functional areas of the cerebral cortex -- Somatic sensory and somatic motor pathways -- Hemispheric lateralization -- Memory -- Electroencephalogram (EEG) -- Cranial nerves -- Aging and the nervous system: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications --
505 505 0   $a 505  Answers to figure questions -- Autonomic Nervous System: -- Comparison of somatic and autonomic nervous systems -- Structure of the autonomic nervous system: -- Anatomical components -- Organization of the sympathetic division -- Organization of the parasympathetic division -- Functions of the autonomic nervous system: -- ANS neurotransmitters -- Activities of the ANS: -- Sympathetic activities -- Parasympathetic activities -- Common disorders -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions --
505 505 0   $a 505  Somatic Senses And Special Senses: -- Overview of sensations: -- Definition of sensation -- Characteristics of sensations -- Types of sensory receptors -- Somatic senses: -- Tactile sensations: -- Touch -- Pressure -- Vibration -- Itch and tickle -- Thermal sensations -- Pain sensations -- Proprioceptive sensations -- Special senses -- Olfaction: sense of smell: -- Structure of the olfactory epithelium -- Stimulation of olfactory receptors -- Olfactory pathway -- Gustation: sense of taste: -- Structure of taste buds -- Stimulation of gustatory receptors -- Gustatory pathway -- Vision: -- Accessory structures of the eye -- Layers of the eyeball: -- Fibrous tunic -- Vascular tunic -- Retina -- Interior of the eyeball -- Image formation and binocular vision: -- Refraction of light rays -- Accommodation -- Construction of the pupil -- Convergence -- Stimulation of photoreceptors -- Visual pathway -- Heating and equilibrium: -- Structure of the ear: -- External (outer) ear -- Middle ear -- Internal (inner) ear -- Physiology of hearing -- Auditory pathway -- Physiology of equilibrium: -- Static equilibrium -- Dynamic equilibrium -- Equilibrium pathways -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Endocrine System: -- Introduction -- Hormone action: -- Target cells and hormone receptors -- Chemistry of hormones -- Mechanisms o hormone action: -- Action of lipid-soluble hormones -- Action of water-soluble hormones -- Control of hormone secretions -- Hypothalamus and pituitary gland: -- Anterior pituitary hormones: -- Human growth hormone and insulin like growth factors -- Thyroid-stimulating hormone -- Follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone -- Prolactin -- Adrenocorticotropic hormone -- Melanocyte-stimulating hormone -- Posterior pituitary hormones: -- Oxytocin -- Antidiuretic hormone -- Thyroid gland: -- Actions of thyroid hormones -- Control of thyroid hormone secretion -- Calcitonin -- Parathyroid glands -- Pancreatic islets: -- Actions of glucagon and insulin -- Adrenal glands: -- Adrenal cortex hormones: -- Mineralocorticoids -- Glucocorticoids -- Androgens -- Adrenal medulla hormones -- Ovaries and testes -- Pineal gland -- Other hormones: -- Hormones from other endocrine tissues and organs -- Prostaglandins and leukotrienes -- Stress response -- Aging and the endocrine system -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Answers to figure questions -- Cardiovascular System: Blood: -- Functions of blood -- Components of whole blood: -- Blood plasma -- Formed elements: -- Formation of blood cells -- Red blood cells -- RBC life cycle -- White blood cells -- Platelets -- Hemostasis: -- Vascular spasm -- Platelet plug formation -- Blood clotting: -- Blood clot retraction and blood vessel repair -- Hemostatic control mechanisms -- Clotting in blood vessels -- Blood groups and blood types: -- ABO blood group -- Rh blood group -- Transfusions -- Typing and cross-matching blood for transfusion -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Cardiovascular System: Heart: -- Structure and organization of the heart: -- Location and coverings of the heart -- Heart wall -- Chambers of the heart -- Great vessels of the heart -- Valves of the heart -- Blood flow and blood supply of the heart: -- Blood flow through the heart -- Blood supply of the heart -- Conduction system of the heart -- Electrocardiogram -- Cardiac cycle: -- Heart sounds -- Cardiac output: -- Regulation of stroke volume -- Regulation of heart rate: -- Autonomic regulation of heart rate -- Chemical regulation of heart rate -- Other factors in heart rate regulation -- Exercise and the heart: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels And Circulation: -- Blood vessel structure and function: -- Arteries and arterioles -- Capillaries: -- Structure of capillaries -- Capillary exchange -- Venules and veins: -- Structure of venules and veins -- Blood flow through blood vessels: -- Blood pressure -- Resistance -- Venous return -- Regulation of blood pressure and blood flow: -- Role of the cardiovascular center -- Hormonal regulation of blood pressure and blood flow -- Circulatory routes: -- Systemic circulation -- Pulmonary circulation -- Hepatic portal circulation -- Fetal circulation -- Checking circulation: -- Pulse -- Measurement of blood pressure -- Aging and the cardiovascular system: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Lymphatic System And Immunity: -- Lymphatic system: -- Lymphatic vessels and lymph circulation -- Lymphatic organs and tissues: -- Thymus -- Lymph nodes -- Spleen -- Lymphatic nodules -- Innate immunity: -- First line of defense: skin and mucous membranes -- Second line of defense: internal defenses: -- Antimicrobial substances -- Phagocytes and natural killer cells -- Inflammation -- Fever -- Adaptive immunity: -- Maturation of T cells and B cells -- Types of adaptive immunity -- Clonal selection: the principle -- Antigens and antibodies -- Processing and presenting antigens -- T cells and cell-mediated immunity: -- Elimination of invaders -- B cells and antibody-mediated immunity -- Immunological memory: -- Primary and secondary responses -- Naturally acquired immunity and artificially acquired immunity -- Aging and the immune system: -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions --
505 505 0   $a 505  Respiratory System: -- Organs of the respiratory system: -- Nose -- Pharynx -- Larynx -- Structures of voice production -- Trachea -- Bronchi and bronchioles -- Lungs: -- Alveoli -- Pulmonary ventilation: -- Muscles of inhalation and exhalation -- Pressure changes during breathing -- Lung volumes and capacities -- Breathing patterns and modified breathing movements -- Exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide: -- External respiration: pulmonary gas exchange -- Internal respiration: systemic gas exchange -- Transport of respiratory gases: -- Oxygen transport -- Carbon dioxide transport -- Control of breathing: -- Respiratory center: -- Medullary respiratory center -- Pontine respiratory center -- Regulation of the respiratory center: -- Cortical influences on breathing -- Chemoreceptor regulation of breathing -- Other influences on breathing -- Exercise and the respiratory system -- Aging and the respiratory system -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Digestive System: Overview of the digestive system -- Layers of the GI tract and the omentum -- Mouth: -- Tongue -- Salivary glands -- Teeth -- Digestion in the mouth -- Pharynx and esophagus -- Stomach: -- Structure of the stomach -- Digestion and absorption in the stomach -- Pancreas: -- Structure of the pancreas -- Pancreatic juice -- Liver and gallbladder: -- Structure of the liver and gallbladder -- Bile -- Functions of the liver -- Small intestine: -- Structure of the small intestine -- Intestinal juice -- Mechanical digestion in the small intestine -- Chemical digestion in the small intestine -- Absorption in the small intestine: -- Absorption of monosaccharides -- Absorption of amino acids -- Absorption of ions and water -- Absorption of lipids and bile salts -- Absorption of vitamins -- Large intestine: -- Structure of the large intestine -- Digestion and absorption in the large intestine -- Defecation reflex -- Phases of digestion: -- Cephalic phase -- Gastric phase -- Intestinal phase -- Aging and the digestive system -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Nutrition And Metabolism: -- Nutrients: -- Guidelines for healthy living -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Metabolism: -- Carbohydrate metabolism: -- Glucose catabolism -- Glucose anabolism -- Lipid metabolism: -- Lipid catabolism -- Lipid anabolism -- Lipid transport in blood -- Protein metabolism: -- Protein catabolism -- Protein anabolism -- Metabolism and body heat: -- Measuring heat -- Body temperature homeostasis: -- Body hear production -- Body heat loss -- Regulation of body temperature -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Urinary System: -- Overview of the urinary system-- Structure of the kidneys: -- External anatomy of the kidneys -- Internal anatomy of the kidneys -- Renal blood supply -- Nephrons -- Functions of the nephron: -- Glomerular filtration: -- Net filtration pressure -- Glomerular filtration rate -- Tubular reabsorption -- Tubular secretion -- Hormonal regulation of nephron functions -- Components of urine -- Transportation, storage, and elimination of urine: -- Ureters -- Urinary bladder -- Urethra -- Micturition -- Aging and the urinary system -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Fluid, Electrolyte, And Acid-Base Balance: -- Fluid compartments and fluid balance: -- Sources of body water gain and loss -- Regulation of body water gain -- Regulation of water and solute loss -- Movement of water between fluid compartments -- Electrolytes in body fluids -- Acid-base balance: -- Action of buffer systems: -- Protein buffer system -- Carbonic acid-bicarbonate buffer system -- Phosphate buffer system -- Exhalation of carbon dioxide -- Kidney excretion of H+ -- Acid-base imbalances -- Aging and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Reproductive Systems: -- Male reproductive system: -- Scrotum -- Testes: -- Spermatogenesis -- Sperm -- Hormonal control of the testes -- Ducts of the male reproductive system: -- Epididymis -- Ductus deferens -- Ejaculatory ducts -- Urethra -- Accessory sex glands -- Semen -- Penis -- Female reproductive system: -- Ovaries: -- Oogenesis -- Uterine tubes -- Uterus -- Vagina -- Perineum and vulva -- Mammary glands -- Female reproductive cycle: -- Hormonal regulation of the female reproductive cycle -- Phases of the female reproductive cycle -- Menstrual phase -- Preovulatory phase -- Ovulation -- Postovulatory phase -- Birth control methods and abortion: -- Birth control methods: -- Surgical sterilization -- Non-incisional sterilization -- Hormonal methods -- Intrauterine devices -- Spermicides -- Barrier methods -- Periodic abstinence -- Abortion -- Aging and the reproductive systems -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Development And Inheritance: -- Embryonic period: -- First week of development: -- Fertilization -- Early embryonic development -- Second week of development -- Third week of development: -- Gastrulation -- Development of the allantois, chorionic villi, and placenta -- Fourth through eighth weeks of development -- Fetal period -- Maternal changes during pregnancy: -- Hormones of pregnancy -- Changes during pregnancy -- Exercise and pregnancy -- Labor and delivery -- Lactation -- Inheritance: -- Genotype and phenotype -- Autosomes and sex chromosome -- Common disorders -- Medical terminology and conditions -- Chapter review and resource summary -- Critical thinking applications -- Answers to figure questions -- Answers -- Glossary -- Credits -- Index.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  Overview: Introduction to the Human Body, 10th Edition enables allied health professionals to efficiently and effectively master the essentials of anatomy and physiology as well as understand the balance between homeostasis and disruptions to homeostasis. Features such as Looking Back to Move Ahead help refresh basic concepts and make connections from system to system and concept to concept. Rich in clinical resources that highlight disruptions to homeostasis, the book also includes a special box in each chapter that focuses on Wellness. These unique discussions help allied health professionals make the connections between knowledge of form and function with optimal healthy choices.
650 Subj. 12  $a Topical heading  Anatomy.
650 Subj. 22  $a Topical heading  Physiology.
650 Subj. $a Topical heading  Human anatomy.
650 Subj. $a Topical heading  Human physiology.
650 Subj. $a Topical heading  Human body.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Derrickson, Bryan,
    $e Relator  author.
852 Holdings   $a Location  221
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    $p Barcode  218982
    $9 Cost  $0.00
852 Holdings   $a Location  221
    $h Classification part  QP36.T67 2015
    $p Barcode  219793
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