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Part One Organization of the Body1 Major Themes of Anatomy and PhysiologyATLAS A General Orientation to Human Anatomy2 The Chemistry of Life3 Cellular Form and Function4 Genetics of Cellular Function5 HistologyPart Two Support and Movement6 The Integumentary System7 Bone Tissue8 The Skeletal System9 Joints10 The Muscular SystemATLAS B Regional and Surface Anatomy11 Muscular TissuePart Three Internal Coordination and Control12 Nervous Tissue13 The Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, and Somatic Reflexes14 The Brain and Cranial Nerves15 The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Reflexes16 Sense Organs17 The Endocrine SystemPart Four Circulation and Defense18 The Circulatory System: Blood19 The Circulatory System: Heart20 The Circulatory System: Blood Vessels and Circulation21 The Lymphatic and Immune SystemsPart Five Intake and Output22 The Respiratory System23 The Urinary System24 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid - Base Balance25 The Digestive System26 Nutrition and MetabolismPart Six Reproduction and the Life Cycle27 The Male Reproductive System28 The Female Reproductive System29 Human Development and AgingAPPENDIX A: Periodic Table of the ElementsAPPENDIX B: Answer KeysAPPENDIX C: Symbols, Weights, and MeasuresAPPENDIX D: Biomedical AbbreviationsAPPENDIX E: The Genetic CodeAPPENDIX F: Lexicon of biomedical Word ElementsAPPENDIX G: Eighth Edition Changes in TerminologyGlossaryCreditsIndex

About the Author

Kenneth S. Saladin is Professor of Biology at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, where he has taught since 1977. Ken teaches human anatomy and physiology, introductory medical physiology, histology, animal behavior, and natural history of the Galapagos Islands. He has also previously taught introductory biology, general zoology, sociobiology, parasitology, and biomedical etymology. Ken is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, American Association of Anatomists, American Physiological Society, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the author of the best-selling textbooks Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function and Human Anatomy. Ken and his wife Diane have two adult children.

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