Hundreds of practice problems to help you ace anatomy and physiology Are you flummoxed by phalanges, stymied by the scapula, or perplexed by pulmonary capillaries? Look no further. Topic by topic and problem to problem, Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition offers hundreds of practice problems, memorization tricks, and study tips to help you score higher in your anatomy and physiology course. With this handy guide you'll be identifying bones, muscles, and tissues like a pro in no time. You can pick and choose the chapters and types of problems that challenge you the most, or you can work from cover to cover to get a complete review of the subject. With plenty of practice problems on everything from cells and tissues to skin and specific muscle groups, Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes everything you need to truly understand the subject matter and score higher.
* Employ memorization strategies for maximum content retention * Review key anatomy and physiology concepts * Get complete answer explanations for all questions * Follow along with a resource that tracks to a typical anatomy and physiology course From skeleton to skin, Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition is packed with practice anatomy and physiology problems that will have you mastering the subject in no time!
Janet Rae-Dupree covers innovation, science, and technology for a number of publications. Pat DuPree has taught anatomy/physiology, biology, medical terminology, and environmental science.
Introduction 1 Part I: The Building Blocks of the Body 5 Chapter 1: The Chemistry of Life 7 Chapter 2: The Cell: Life's Basic Building Block 25 Chapter 3: Divide and Conquer: Cellular Mitosis 41 Chapter 4: The Study of Tissues: Histology 49 Part II: Weaving It Together: Bones, Muscles, and Skin 61 Chapter 5: A Scaffold to Build On: The Skeleton 63 Chapter 6: Getting in Gear: The Muscles 95 Chapter 7: It's Skin Deep: The Integumentary System 119 Part III: Feed and Fuel: Supply and Transport 135 Chapter 8: Oxygenating the Machine: The Respiratory System 137 Chapter 9: Fueling the Functions: The Digestive System 153 Chapter 10: Spreading the Love: The Circulatory System 175 Chapter 11: Keeping Up Your Defenses: The Lymphatic System 195 Chapter 12: Filtering Out the Junk: The Urinary System 209 Part IV: Survival of the Species 219 Chapter 13: Why Ask Y? The Male Reproductive System 221 Chapter 14: Carrying Life: The Female Reproductive System 235 Part V: Mission Control: All Systems Go 253 Chapter 15: Feeling Jumpy: The Nervous System 255 Chapter 16: Raging Hormones: The Endocrine System 285 Part VI: The Part of Tens 301 Chapter 17: Ten Study Tips for Anatomy and Physiology Students 303 Chapter 18: Ten Fun Physiology Facts 307 Index 313
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