Human Anatomy & Physiology, 11th edition

  • Elaine N Marieb
  • Katja N. Hoehn

Overview

Human Anatomy & Physiology by best-selling authors Elaine Marieb and Katja Hoehn motivates and supports learners at every level, from novice to expert, equipping them with 21st century skills to succeed in A&P and beyond. Each chapter guides learners from mastering A&P terminology to applying knowledge in clinical scenarios, to practicing the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required for entry to nursing, allied health, and exercise science programs.

Table of contents

Unit 1. Organization of the Body

  1. The Human Body: An Orientation
  2. Chemistry Comes Alive
  3. Cells: The Living Units
  4. Tissue: The Living Fabric

Unit 2. Covering, Support, and Movement of the Body

  1. The Integumentary System
  2. Bones and Skeletal Tissue
  3. The Skeleton
  4. Joints
  5. Muscles and Muscle Tissue
  6. The Muscular System

Unit 3. Regulation and Integration of the Body

  1. Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue
  2. The Central Nervous System
  3. The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity
  4. The Autonomic Nervous System
  5. The Special Senses
  6. The Endocrine Syste

Unit 4. Maintenance of the Body

  1. Blood
  2. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
  3. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
  4. The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Organs and Tissues
  5. The Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Body Defenses
  6. The Respiratory System
  7. The Digestive System
  8. Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature Regulation
  9. The Urinary System
  10. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

Unit 5. Continuity

  1. The Reproductive System
  2. Pregnancy and Human Development
  3. Heredity

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Published by Pearson (January 5th 2018) - Copyright © 2019