Anatomy and Physiology with Integrated Study Guide by Stanley Gunstream

By Stanley Gunstream

Designed for an introductory, one-semester path, the scope, association, writing kind, intensity of presentation, and pedagogical elements of this article were adapted to satisfy the desires of scholars getting ready for a occupation in allied health and wellbeing. this article doesn't suppose any past technology wisdom at the a part of the coed and successfully provides scholars with the basics of anatomy and body structure.

It's the one one-semester textual content to be had with a integrated learn guide/workbook.

A hallmark characteristic of this article is the author’s presentation of A&P thoughts which are actual, yet provided at a degree that's applicable for virtually all students. the hot writer staff highlights the relationships among constitution and serve as of physique elements and the mechanisms of homeostasis. additionally, interrelationships of the organ structures are famous the place applicable and helpful. with no the over the top aspect of a few of the longer A & P texts, scholars can greater understand key serious innovations in every one vital zone of research.

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9%). 1 (oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen) make up approximately 96% of the human body and are found making up the body’s major organic molecules, discussed later in the chapter. Other remaining elements occur in very small amounts and are referred to as trace elements. Atomic Structure An atom (a -tom) is the smallest single unit of an element. Atoms of a given element are similar to each other, and they are different from atoms of all other elements. Atoms of different elements differ in size, mass, and how they interact with other atoms.

In these cases the protein is said to have quaternary structure. Proteins may be classified as either structural or functional proteins. Structural proteins compose parts of body cells and tissues, where they provide support and strength in binding parts together. Ligaments, tendons, and contractile fibers in muscles are composed of structural proteins. Functional proteins perform a variety of different functions in the body. Antibodies, which provide immunity, transport proteins, which carry substances throughout the body and in and out of cells, and enzymes, which speed up chemical reactions, are examples of functional proteins.

Part 1 Organization of the Body 21 Thyroid cartilage of larynx Brachiocephalic v. Thyroid gland Subclavian v. Subclavian a. Brachial plexus Aortic arch Superior vena cava Coracobrachialis Humerus Axillary v. Axillary a. Cephalic v. Brachial v. Brachial a. Heart Lobes of lung Spleen Stomach Large intestine Small intestine Cecum Appendix Tensor fasciae latae Penis (cut) Pectineus Adductor longus Gracilis Adductor magnus Rectus femoris Plate 3 Anatomy at the Level of the Lungs and Intestines (Male).

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