Principles of Human Physiology, 6th edition

  • Cindy L. Stanfield

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Published by Pearson (May 4th 2018) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780135213001

Subject: Anatomy & Physiology

Category: Human Physiology

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Brief Contents

  1. Introduction to Physiology
  2. The Cell: Structure and Function
  3. Cell Metabolism
  4. Cell Membrane Transport
  5. Chemical Messengers
  6. The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Hormone Actions
  7. Nerve Cells and Electrical Signaling
  8. Synaptic Transmission and Neural Integration
  9. The Nervous System: Central Nervous System
  10. The Nervous System: Sensory Systems
  11. The Nervous System: Autonomic and Motor Systems
  12. Muscle Physiology
  13. The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function
  14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure
  15. The Cardiovascular System: Blood
  16. The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Ventilation
  17. The Respiratory System: Gas Exchange and the Regulation of Breathing
  18. The Urinary System: Renal Function
  19. The Urinary System: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
  20. The Gastrointestinal System
  21. The Endocrine System. Regulation of Energy Metabolism and Growth
  22. The Reproductive System
  23. The Immune System
  24. Diabetes Mellitus

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