From the very first edition, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology has been recognized for its pioneering homeostatic approach to learning structure and function of the human body. The 16th edition continues to set the discipline standardby combining exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive experience. Highly regarded authors, Jerry Tortora and Bryan Derrickson motivate and support learners at every level, from novice to expert, and equip them with the skills they need to succeed in this class and beyond.
Principles of Anatomy and Physiologyby Tortora, Gerard J.; Derrickson, Bryan H.
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Table of Contents
1 An Introduction to the Human Body 1
2 The Chemical Level of Organization 29
3 The Cellular Level of Organization 63
4 The Tissue Level of Organization 111
5 The Integumentary System 149
6 The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue 177
7 The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton 202
8 The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton 242
9 Joints 269
10 Muscular Tissue 305
11 The Muscular System 344
12 Nervous Tissue 419
13 The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 461
14 The Brain and Cranial Nerves 493
15 The Autonomic Nervous System 546
16 Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems 569
17 The Special Senses 600
18 The Endocrine System 647
19 The Cardiovascular System: The Blood 696
20 The Cardiovascular System: The Heart 727
21 The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics 771
22 The Lymphoid (Lymphatic) System and Immunity 846
23 The Respiratory System 891
24 The Digestive System 941
25 Metabolism and Nutrition 1000
26 The Urinary System 1042
27 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Homeostasis 1087
28 The Genital (Reproductive) Systems 1106
29 Development and Inheritance 1160
APPENDIX A Measurements A-1
APPENDIX B Periodic Table B-3
APPENDIX C Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests C-4
APPENDIX D Normal Values for Selected Urine Tests D-6
APPENDIX E Answers to Critical Thinking Questions E-8
APPENDIX F Medical Eponyms F-14
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