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Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual, 5th Edition

By Elaine N. Marieb

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 9, 2011


This brief, hands-on lab manual is built specifically to accommodate the fast pace of one-semester A&P labs. It complements any one-semester A&P text and provides 27 concise, activity-based exercises. Each lab includes a new pre-lab quiz, learning objectives, summaries of key concepts, a variety of activities, and an integrated review sheet. The manual also includes a full-color Histology Atlas with 55 photomicrographs.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Human Body and Orientation

1. The Language of Anatomy    

2. Organ Systems Overview  


Unit Two: The Cell

3. The Cell - Anatomy and Division    

4. Cell Membrane Transport Mechanisms  


Unit Three: Basic Tissues and the Skin

5. Classification of Tissues   

6. The Skin (Integumentary System)  


Unit Four: The Skeletal System

7. Overview of the Skeleton    

8. The Axial Skeleton 

9. The Appendicular Skeleton

10.  Joints & Body Movements 


Unit Five: The Muscular System

11. Microscopic Anatomy and Organization of Skeletal Muscle 

12. Gross Anatomy of the Muscular System   


Unit Six: Regulatory Systems: Neural and Endocrine

13. Neuron Anatomy and Physiology  

14. Gross Anatomy of the Brain and Cranial Nerves  

15. Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 

16. Human Reflex Physiology 

17. The Special Senses  

18. Functional Anatomy of the Endocrine Glands


Unit Seven: The Circulatory System

19. Blood 

20. Anatomy of the Heart   

21. Anatomy of Blood Vessels  

22. Human Cardiovascular Physiology—Blood Pressure and Pulse Determinations  


Unit Eight: The Respiratory System

23. Anatomy of the Respiratory System  

24. Respiratory System Physiology 


Unit Nine: Other Major Systems

25. Functional Anatomy of the Digestive System

26. Functional Anatomy of the Urinary System

27. Anatomy of the Reproductive System


Histology Atlas

Appendix A: The Microscope

Appendix B: The Metric System


Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-321-75001-2

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-75001-3

Format: Book

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