Human Physiology

by Kevin Young, Elvis Ali

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Physiology - The word physiology is from the Ancient Greek (phusiología) and it is the study of how organisms perform their vital functions. An example is the study of how a muscle contracts or the force contracting muscles exert on the skeleton. It was introduced by French physician Jean Fernery in 1552. Physiology is built upon a tripod of sciences: physics, chemistry, and anatomy.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Homeostasis
 
Chapter 2
The Integumentary System
 
Chapter 3
The Nervous System
 
Chapter 4
The Senses
 
Chapter 5
The Muscular System
 
Chapter 6
Blood Physiology
 
Chapter 7
The Cardiovascular System
 
Chapter 8
The Urinary System
 
Chapter 9
The Respiritory System
 
Chapter 10
The Gastrointestinal System
 
Chapter 11
Nutrition
 
Chapter 12
The Endocrine System
 
Chapter 13
The Male Reproductive System
 
Chapter 14
The Female Reproductive System
 
Chapter 15
Pregnancy and Birth
 
Chapter 16
Genetics and Inheritance
 
Chapter 17
Human Development
 

Book Details

Publisher
Wikibooks
Published
2013
Pages
552
Edition
1
Language
English
PDF Size
56.3 MB
License
CC BY-SA

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