Anatomy & Physiology, 7th Edition

Anatomy & Physiology

7th Edition

By Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO; and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI


UNIT ONE: The Body as a Whole

Introduction: Seeing the Big Picture

1 Organization of the Body

2 The Chemical Basis of Life

3 Anatomy of Cells

4 Physiology of Cells

5 Tissues


UNIT TWO: Support and Movement

6 Skin and its Appendages

7 Skeletal Tissues

8 Skeletal System

9 Articulations

10 Anatomy of the Muscular System

11 Physiology of the Muscular System


UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration

12 Nervous System Cells

13 Central Nervous System

14 Peripheral Nervous System

15 Sense Organs

16 Endocrine System


UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense

17 Blood

18 Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

19 Physiology of the Cardiovascular System

20 Lymphatic System

21 Immune System

22 Stress


UNIT FIVE: Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion

23 Anatomy of the Respiratory System

24 Physiology of the Respiratory System

25 Anatomy of the Digestive System

26 Physiology of the Respiratory System

27 Nutrition and Metabolism

28 The Urinary System

29 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

30 Acid-Base Balance


UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development

31 Male Reproductive System

32 Female Reproductive System

33 Growth and Development

34 Genetics and Heredity


Glossary

Photo/Illustration Credits

Index