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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology
Author: Gerard J. Tortora - Bryan H. Derrickson
ISBN 13: 9780470565100
ISBN 10: 470565101
Edition: 13th
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2011-01-04
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1344
List Price: $119.73

The thirteenth edition of the phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the standard for the discipline. The authors have maintained a superb balance between structure and function and continue to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances.  The acclaimed illustration program has been extensively revised.   The thirteenth edition is fully integrated with a host of innovative electronic media. No other text and package offers a teaching and learning environment as rich and complete.


New edition of a comprehensive, comprehensible text for an introductory course in anatomy and physiology, for students preparing for careers in health- related professions. Includes excellent color diagrams; examples of clinical applications and disorders; insets on orientation and body planes; flowcharts of feedback mechanisms; and learning aids including questions and answers, pronunciation guides, chapter glossaries, and study outlines. Comes with a paperback atlas of the human skeleton with photos. This eighth edition contains new cadaver photographs and new illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)