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Anatomy & Physiology [Print Replica] [Kindle Edition]

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Anatomy and Physiology with Access to Boundless Learning Technology Suite
The Boundless Human Anatomy and Physiology textbook with Access to Boundless Learning Technology Suite is an introductory college-level textbook that comes with an access code to view your book online and access the suite of Boundless study tools including flashcards, quizzes, and SmartNotes. This textbook covers the intriguing subject of Human Anatomy and Physiology. Learn more here.

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The Boundless Anatomy & Physiology textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the intriguing subject of Human Anatomy and Physiology. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students.

This textbook covers:

Human Anatomy and Physiology Introduction -- Anatomy and Physiology Overview, Life, Homeostasis, Anatomical Terms, Clinical Cases

General Chemistry -- Matter and Energy, Element Properties: Atomic structure, Chemical Bonds, Chemical Reactions, Inorganic Compounds, Organic Compounds

Cellular Structure and Function -- the study of cells, Cell membranes and the fluid mosaic model, Transport across membranes, How reception works in cell signaling, Nucleus and Ribosomes, Organelles, The Cytoskeleton, External cellular components, Cell division: process and importance, The cell cycle, Transcription and translation, RNA processing, Translation to a polypeptide, Transcription, Apoptosis signals an orderly cell death

Tissues -- Epithelial Tissue, Cell Junctions, Clinical Cases, Tissue Repair, Tissue Development, Cancer, Connective Tissue, Membranes, Nervous Tissue

The Integumentary System -- The Skin, Accessory Structures of the Skin, Functions of the Integumentary System, Wound Healing, Integumentary System Development, Skin Disorders, Imbalances, Diseases, and Clinical Cases

Skeletal Tissue -- Cartilage, Bone Classification, Bone Formation, Bone and Calcium, Bone Development, Bone Diseases, Disorders, Imbalances, and Clinical Cases

The Skeletal System -- Overview of the Musculoskeletal system, Divisions of the Skeletal System, The Axial Skeleton, Skull, Hyoid Bone, Vertebral Column, Thorax, Clinical Cases of the Axial Skeleton, The Appendicular Skeleton, The Pectoral (Shoulder) Girdle, Upper Limb, The Pelvic (Hip) Girdle, Lower Limb, Skeletal System Development, Clinical Cases of the Appendicular Skeleton

Joints -- Classification of Joints, Synovial Joints, Joint Development, Clinical Cases

Muscle Tissue -- Overview of Muscle Tissue, Skeletal Muscle, Control of Muscle Tension, Muscle Metabolism, Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Tissue, Smooth Muscle, Clinical Cases: Muscle Disorders, Development of Muscle

The Muscular System -- Overview of the Muscular System, Head And Neck Muscles, Trunk Muscles, Muscles of the Upper Limb, Muscles of the Lower Limb, Clinical Cases and Muscular System Disorders

Nervous Tissue -- Overview of the Nervous System, Neuroglia, Neurons, Collections of Nervous Tissue, Neurophysiology

Central Nervous System (CNS) -- The Brain, Consciousness, Sleep, Language, and Memory, Protection of the Brain, Parts of The Brain Stem, The Cerebellum, The Diencephalon, Cerebral Cortex (or Cerebral Hemispheres), Functional Systems of the Cerebral Cortex, Development of the CNS, Brain Disorders and Clinical Cases, The Spinal Cord, Spinal Cord Anatomy, Disorders and Clinical Cases of the Spinal Cord

Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) -- Sensation, Sensory Receptors, Somatosensory System, Nerves, Cranial Nerves, Spinal Nerves, Distribution of Spinal Nerves, Motor Activity, Motor Pathways, Reflexes, Pain, Development of the Nervous System, Disorders of Spinal Nerves and Clinical Cases

Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) -- Autonomic Nervous System, ANS Anatomy, Physiology of ANS, Neurotransmitters and Receptors, ANS Disorders

Special Senses (Vision, Hearing, Taste, and Smell) -- Visual System in a Vertebrate, Taste and Olfaction, Hearing and Equilibrium, Development of Special Senses

The Endocrine System -- Overview of the Endocrine System, Hormones, Mechanisms of Hormone Action, Hormone Interactions, Hormone Secretion Control, Endocrine Glands, The Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis), Thyroid Gland, Parathyroid Glands, Adrenal (Suprarenal) Glands, Pancreas, Other Endocrine Tissues and Organs, Stress, Developmental Aspects of the Endocrine System, Disorders and Clinical Cases: Endocrine System

Blood -- Overview Blood, Erythrocytes (Red Blood Cells), Leukocytes (White Blood Cells), Platelets, Hemostasis, Transfusions, Developmental Aspects of Blood, Blood Disorders and Clinical Cases

The following chapters are also included:
The Cardiovascular System
The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
The Lymphatic System
The Immune System
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Temperature Regulation
The Urinary System
Fluids and Acid-Base Balance
The Reproductive System
Human Development and Pregnancy
Reproduction, Chromosomes, and Meiosis

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  • File Size: 88375 KB
  • Publisher: Boundless (August 23, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00EZYZ282
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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Companion Book! September 8, 2013
By Satiyah
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My A&P 1 course is using Visual Anatomy & Physiology by Martini and it is just not doing it for me. This is a great companion that I can look at if I have problems with my textbook (I'm tempted to just use this). I would have given it 5 stars, BUT I am extremely, EXTREMELY disappointed it is not available for my Kindle Touch. I'm not sure why it's not available on the Touch, but please if there is anyway you (you know who you are) can make this available on the Touch I will be forever grateful and possibly name my first born child after you (probably not unless you have a super awesome name, but you get the point). Thank you for developing this awesome book and uber thank you for making it free for the masses. Keep doing what you're doing, Boundless.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Anatomy Book December 8, 2013
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what a great reference text. This book gives detailed information on every part of the human body. I have used it to refer to several times and then found myself reading about other parts of the body too. This is a very good refernce book to have in your library .It provides infromation in a manner that is easy to understand in laymans terms.
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Amazon and Kindle makes buying expensive textbooks easy -- and less expensive! The cost of college books for my kids was way out of hand... so we invested in a HD Kindle (Amazon weekend deal) and it was the best decision ever! Now my daughter can download her text books easily, highlight text, create folders for assignments and pre-test studying and more. PLUS she doesn't have to carry a ton of heavy books! Using the Kindle she can buy her necessary books in minutes and begin to learn immediately! If you have a college student check their school requirements first to see if they allow electronic books! (They all should!)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Decent study aid... February 5, 2014
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Since my college Anatomy class doesn't require a particular textbook, I downloaded this one to supplement an old text from a previous A&P class. I usually refer to my old text when I'm studying the I'll turn to this text to see if there are clearer explanations, pictures, etc. This book has been okay, but I think it will be a bigger help when I take Physiology next semester.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Not bad! January 28, 2014
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I was cautious approaching this text. It was free after all. I was pleasantly surprised though. It is an excellent learning resource as well as a general reference.
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3.0 out of 5 stars good for being free January 14, 2014
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the information is written very disorganized. its like a book that hasnt been proofed. but i cant complain too much since its free
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By kg1
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I`ve been using this ebook (on Kindle Fire) as a supplement to my human bio and pharmacology classes. It`s an especially great reference for pharmacology because it delves into the specific underlying mechanisms responsible for the body`s biological processes.

For example I used it heavily when I was learning about medications to treat endocrine disorders and heart conditions. So I would definitely recommend this book on it`s own as a great way to learn anatomy & physio or as a supplement to another class, to delve deeper into a subject and truly understand the body`s processes, systems, etc.
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By Razzy
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I love this book and would recommend it to those like me who enjoy learning on our own. It has everything we need to know in this book. I share my book with family members who also share my curiosity.
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