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Anatomy and Physiology Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-94008-2
336 pages
December 2014
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Introduction 1

Part I: The Building Blocks of the Body 5

Chapter 1: The Chemistry of Life 7

Chapter 2: The Cell: Life's Basic Building Block 25

Chapter 3: Divide and Conquer: Cellular Mitosis 41

Chapter 4: The Study of Tissues: Histology 49

Part II: Weaving It Together: Bones, Muscles, and Skin 61

Chapter 5: A Scaffold to Build On: The Skeleton 63

Chapter 6: Getting in Gear: The Muscles 95

Chapter 7: It's Skin Deep: The Integumentary System 119

Part III: Feed and Fuel: Supply and Transport 135

Chapter 8: Oxygenating the Machine: The Respiratory System 137

Chapter 9: Fueling the Functions: The Digestive System 153

Chapter 10: Spreading the Love: The Circulatory System 175

Chapter 11: Keeping Up Your Defenses: The Lymphatic System 195

Chapter 12: Filtering Out the Junk: The Urinary System 209

Part IV: Survival of the Species 219

Chapter 13: Why Ask Y? The Male Reproductive System 221

Chapter 14: Carrying Life: The Female Reproductive System 235

Part V: Mission Control: All Systems Go 253

Chapter 15: Feeling Jumpy: The Nervous System 255

Chapter 16: Raging Hormones: The Endocrine System 285

Part VI: The Part of Tens 301

Chapter 17: Ten Study Tips for Anatomy and Physiology Students 303

Chapter 18: Ten Fun Physiology Facts 307

Index 313

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