Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection.
Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology.
Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
Erin Odya is an anatomy and physiology teacher at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, one of Indiana's top schools. Maggie Norris is a freelance science writer living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
CliffsStudySolver Anatomy & Physiology is for students who want to reinforce their knowledge with a learn-by-doing approach. Inside, you’ll get the practice you need to bone up on body systems and more with problem-solving tools such asStraightforward, concise reviews of every topicTerms and principles for each subjectHelpful charts and illustrationsPractice problems in every chapter—with explanations and solutionsA diagnostic pretest to assess your current skillsA full-length exam that adapts to your skill level
Starting off with an introduction to anatomical terms and physiological concepts, this workbook ventures into cellular structure, cell reproduction, and chemistry, both organic and inorganic. You'll explore the muscular, central nervous, lymphatic, and endocrine systems, plus details aboutSkin, hair, nails, and glandsBones of the cranium, sternum, and vertebral columnThe five sensesBlood composition and typesMetabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydratesThe male and female reproductive systems
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Author Steven Bassett started teaching anatomy and physiology at the high school level in 1978. He has been the lead instructor for anatomy and physiology at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1990. He is adjunct professor in the Physician's Assistance Program at Union College in Lincoln.
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Known for its carefully guided lab activities, accurate art and photo program, and unique practice and review tools that encourage students to draw, label, apply clinical content, and think critically, Wood, Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art , Cat Version, Fifth Edition offers a comprehensive approach to the two-semester A&P laboratory course. The stunning, full-color illustrations are adapted from Martini/Nath/Bartholomew, Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Ninth Edition, making this lab manual a perfect companion to that textbook for instructors who want lab manual art to match textbook art. The use of the Martini art also makes this lab manual a strong companion to Martini/Ober/Nath, Visual Anatomy & Physiology. This manual can also be used with any other two-semester A&P textbook for those instructors who want students in the lab to see different art from what is in their textbook. This lab manual is available in three versions: Main, Cat, and Pig. The Cat and Pig versions are identical to the Main version but also include nine cat or pig dissection exercises at the back of the lab manual.
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The book uses a structure that mirrors the way anatomy & physiology is taught on many university courses, providing a comprehensive introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Extensively illustrated, the book also covers modern methods of investigation, relevant aspects of modern genetics, sports injuries, environmental and evolutionary considerations, and the physiological aspects of AIDS. Topics covered include: cells and tissues; the skeleton; muscle; body coverings and body systems; the upper limb; the lower limb; the abdomen; the thorax; the head and neck; basic biophysics and chemistry; foodstuffs and vitamins; digestion; absorption, utilization and storage of digested food; blood, lymph and reticuloendothelial (immune) system; the heart and circulation; respiration; excretion; nervous system and sense organs; the endocrine system; reproduction and development; environmental considerations; evolution.
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- Problem: "I find it difficult to remember what I've read."; Solution: this book includes end-of-chapter summaries and questions to test your understanding.
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The majority of this workbook is composed of full-page color photographs of carefully dissected cadavers, black-and-white line art to color and label, and other activities to guide students through the structures and layers of the human body.
The human body has 11 major anatomical systems, 206 bones, and dozens of organs, tissues, and fluids—that’s a lot to learn if you want to ace your anatomy & physiology class! Luckily, you can master them all with this hands-on book + online experience. Memorization is the key to succeeding in A&P, and Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies gives you all the practice you need to score high.
Inside and online, you'll find exactly what you need to help you understand, memorize, and retain every bit of the human body. Jam packed with memorization tricks, test-prep tips, and hundreds of practice exercises, it’s the ideal resource to help you make anatomy and physiology your minion!Take an online review quiz for every chapter Use the workbook as a supplement to classroom learning Be prepared for whatever comes your way on test day Gain confidence with practical study tips
If you’re gearing up for a career in the medical field and need to take this often-tough class to fulfill your academic requirements as a high school or college student, this workbook gives you the edge you need to pass with flying colors.
Anatomy and Chemistry Basics
The Integumentary System
Bones and Skeletal Tissues
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Sensory System
The Endocrine System
The Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic System
The Immune System and Other Body Defenses
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
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Clinical anatomy is the study of human anatomy as it relates to clinical practice. Unlike a basic anatomy and physiology course designed to teach general anatomical knowledge, clinical anatomy focuses on specific structures and issues that people may encounter in a clinical setting.
Clinical Anatomy For Dummies presents a friendly, unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level Clinical Anatomy course. Clear definitions, concise explanations, and plenty of full-color illustrations make Clinical Anatomy For Dummies the most accessible book available to supplement your classroom texts.Plain-English explanations make difficult concepts easy to grasp Tracks to a typical college-level Clinical Anatomy course Features a 16-page color insert
Whether you're a student or a practicing healthcare worker, Clinical Anatomy for Dummies makes this subject accessible and easy to grasp.