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BIOS Instant Notes in Human Physiology

Edition:
1st
Author(s):
Daniel McLaughlin, Jonathan Stamford, David White
ISBN:
9780415355469
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
November 02, 2006
Content Details:
410 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    Instant Notes in Human Physiology will be valuable to students in whatever context they are studying physiology. It explains fundamental concepts and the major physiological systems, showing how they are integrated, without overloading the reader with information.

     

    Features

      • Explains physiology in the light of advances in molecular biology and cellular biology.
      • Shows how the major physiological systems are integrated.
      • Approaches physiology from the view that the purpose of life is to reproduce.
  • Contents

    A. Physiological Concepts  B. The Cell  C. Tissues of the Body  D. The heart and Circulatory System  E. The Lungs and Respiration  F. Neurophysiology  G. The Brain H. The Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System  I. Comparative Physiology of Skeletal and Smooth Muscle  J. The Gastrointestinal Tract  K. The Endocrine System  L. Reproduction  M. The Renal System, Body Fluids, and Excretion