Anatomy & Physiology and Anatomy & Physiology Online Package, 8th Edition

Anatomy & Physiology and Anatomy & Physiology Online Package

8th 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. Cell Reproduction

6. Tissues

UNIT TWO: Support and Movement

7. Skin and its Appendages

8. Skeletal Tissues

9. Skeletal System

10. Articulations

11. Anatomy of the Muscular System

12. Physiology of the Muscular System

UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration

13. Nervous System Cells

14. Central Nervous System

15. Peripheral Nervous System

16. Autonomic Nervous System

17. Sense Organs

18. Endocrine Regulation

19. Endocrine Glands

UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense

20. Blood

21. Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

22. Physiology of the Cardiovascular System

23. Lymphatic System

24. Immune System

25. Stress

UNIT FIVE: Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion

26. Anatomy of the Respiratory System

27. Physiology of the Respiratory System

28. Anatomy of the Digestive System

29. Physiology of the Respiratory System

30. Nutrition and Metabolism

31. The Urinary System

32. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

33. Acid-Base Balance

UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development

34. Male Reproductive System

35. Female Reproductive System

36. Growth and Development

37. Genetics and Heredity

Glossary
Photo/Illustration Credits
Index